Client VPN OS Configuration - Cisco Meraki

Dec 8, 2017
Client VPN Configuration by OS


Welcome to Integrity Hotel Partners, your trusted provider of exceptional business and consumer services in the real estate industry. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of configuring the Client VPN on your Cisco Meraki network, ensuring secure and seamless connectivity for your organization.

Understanding Client VPN

Client VPN allows remote users to connect securely to your corporate network, enabling them to access valuable resources and applications from anywhere in the world. With Cisco Meraki's advanced networking solutions, you can effortlessly set up and manage a reliable Client VPN infrastructure.

System Requirements

Before proceeding with the configuration, make sure your operating system meets the requirements. The following are the supported operating systems for Cisco Meraki Client VPN:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 7
  • MacOS X 10.12+
  • Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora, and CentOS)

Step-by-Step Configuration

Windows 10

To configure Client VPN on Windows 10:

  1. Launch the Cisco Meraki VPN Client software on your Windows 10 device.
  2. Click on the "Add a VPN connection" button.
  3. Enter the required VPN settings, including the VPN provider (Cisco Meraki), server address, and authentication method.
  4. Click "Save" to save the configuration settings.
  5. Once the configuration is saved, click on the newly created VPN connection and click "Connect" to establish the VPN connection.
  6. You are now connected to the Cisco Meraki Client VPN on Windows 10.


If you are using MacOS X, follow these steps to configure Client VPN:

  1. Navigate to the "Network" section in System Preferences.
  2. Click on the "+" button to add a new network connection.
  3. Select "VPN" as the interface, and choose "Cisco IPSec" as the VPN type.
  4. Enter the VPN details provided by your administrator, including server address, account name, and authentication settings.
  5. Click "Apply" to save the configuration.
  6. Click "Connect" to establish the VPN connection.

Additional Considerations

While configuring the Client VPN, it's essential to keep certain considerations in mind:

  • Ensure that your firewall settings allow the necessary VPN traffic.
  • Regularly update the VPN client software to benefit from the latest security enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Create user accounts with strong passwords to prevent unauthorized access to your VPN network.
  • Implement multi-factor authentication for an added layer of security.


Congratulations! You have successfully configured the Client VPN on your Cisco Meraki network. At Integrity Hotel Partners, we strive to provide top-notch services to the real estate industry, empowering organizations to enhance their connectivity and productivity. If you have any further questions or require assistance, feel free to reach out to our dedicated support team.

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