Ruckus – SmartZone Setup Guide

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Ruckus – SmartZone Setup Guide


Ruckus – SmartZone Setup Guide

How to set up a captive portal with Ruckus/SmartZone

Follow these steps to get set up:


You will need:

  • Access to the Ruckus/SmartZone controller
  • A splash page already created in your Fydelia account using the Ruckus/SmartZone form


Fydelia page specific:

1. northbound secret on Fydelia should have 3 more “\” for each “\” , so we suggest avoiding “\” in northbound secret

Controller settings:

1. Set northbound secret, no username required for AP

2.  Radius user used by splash page needs to be setup as localDB user

2.a Create localdb radius user: fydelia, pass: fydelia123

3. Authentication and encryption options need to be set to: Open and None:

4. Create a Hotspot Portal using local database:

5. Choose the following settings:

  • Logon URL: External (and enter your splash URL from the Fydelia portal)
  • Redirected MAC format: lowercase without colons
  • User session 1440

Add a walled Garden:


NOTE: Remember to add the northbound secret to your Fydelia splash page

You’re all set! 

Connect any device to your access point and you will now be redirected to the splash page

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