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Cisco Meraki Z3

Special router for productive remote work

ModelZ3
Recommended forHome office (1-5 users)
Supported VPN standardsIPsec, L2TP
Max. number of VPN users2
Built-in WiFiyes
WiFi performanceup to 1.3 Gbps data rate
Additional featuresReal-time diagnostic and troubleshooting, remote deployment, intrusion-prevention sensor

Our review:

If you are working from home, Cisco Meraki Z3 is the right choice for your needs. Created especially for teleworkers, it offers both excellent connection speed and quality network protection. Up to 2 simultaneously working VPN users (L2TP over IPSec technology) can connect through Z3 with a maximum VPN throughput 50 Mbps.

Cisco Meraki Z3 features a high-end wireless technology with multiuser MIMO support to ensure reliable connections. End-user productivity is increased through Layer 7 traffic shaping and prioritisation and detailed historical per-port and per-client usage statistics help to track the working time. What is more, the stateful firewall separated working and leisure traffic, to support your productivity.



How to configure VPN on Cisco Meraki Z3

You can prepare your Cisco Meraki Z3 to VPN connection in a few simple steps:

  1. Connect to your Meraki's web interface.
  2. Go to "Security Appliance" and write down your Public IP address or Host name and "Local LAN".
  3. Enable VPN in "Security Appliance" > "Client VPN". Enter and note your "Client VPN subnet" and "Secret".
  4. Add a new user in "Security Appliance" > "Client VPN". Don't forget to set the user as authorized.

How to set up a Mac VPN connection for Cisco Meraki Z3

Follow these steps to configure a VPN Tracker 365 connection for Cisco Meraki Z3 router:

  1. Download for free and install VPN Tracker 365.
  2. Click "File" > "New" > "Company Connection" . Go for ?Connection based on L2TP over IPSec Protocol? and click ?Create? to build a new VPN connection.
  3. Enter your public IP address in the "VPN Gateway", choose Host to Network topology and fill in your credentials. Click "Done".

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Please refer to the official Cisco Meraki website for more device info.