Editing LTE Settings for a Venue

Using RUCKUS LTE AP Management, you can configure a venue profile with advanced LTE settings for optimal resource management.

Follow these steps to configure a venue profile.

  1. On the Dashboard, click Venues.
    The Venues page appears displaying the existing venues.
  2. Select a venue to configure advance settings.
    The Venue Overview page appears.
  3. Locate LTE Settings under Venue Settings and click Edit.
    The Venue LTE Settings dialog box appears.
    Venue LTE Settings
  4. To configure Timing Masters, click Manage.
    The Manage Timing Masters dialog box appears. By default, the APs tab opens.
    Note: You can configure up to 6 APs or external device as the Timing Master for a venue.

    Use these instructions to configure Timing Masters:

    • Select up to 6 APs to configure them as Timing Masters.
      • To locate an AP, enter the name of the AP in the Search box and click the magnifying glass icon to run a search.
    • Click Save to configure the APs as Timing Masters.

    The LTE settings are updated.

    • Click the External Devices tab, select up to 6 external devices and click Save to configure them as Timing Masters.
      • To add an external device, click Add Device. The Add Device dialog box appears. Enter the IPv4 address of the external device in the Timing Master Device IP field and click OK.
        Note: The valid Timing Master format namely IPv4 or IPv6 is derived from the DHCP allocation that was defined for the venue.
      • Click Edit to change the IP address of an external device.
      • Click Remove to remove an external device.
  5. (Optional) Modify the domain number for the venue in the Domain Number field
    The valid range for domain number is from 44 through 63. By default, the domain number is set to 44.
  6. (Optional) Enter the VLAN ID of the Management VLAN.
    Supported VLAN ID value is from 1 through 4094.
  7. (Optional) Enter the VLAN ID of the PTP VLAN.
    Supported VLAN ID value is from 1 through 4094.
  8. From the drop-down list, select a Venue Type.
    You can choose one of these venue types:
    • Dense (~ AP spacing <= 8,000 sq. ft.)
    • Moderate (8000 sq. ft. < ~ AP spacing < 20,000 sq. ft.) (Default)
    • Sparse (~AP spacing ≥ 20,000 sq. ft.)

    Note: A reboot of certain LTE APs in the venue is required when you change the venue type.
  9. From the drop-down list, select a TTD Configuration.
    You can choose one of these TTD configurations:
    • Configuration 1 (Default)
    • Configuration 2 (for better downlink performance)
    • Configuration 6 (for better uplink performance)
    The default is TDD configuration 1. The TDD configuration 2 and 6 configure the APs to have a better downlink and uplink performance.
    Note: Changing the TDD Configuration may require a reboot of some LTE APs in the venue.
  10. The Macro EARFCN section shows information on Carrier, Cell Individual Offset, and EARFCN Bandwidth. By default, Macro EARFCN disabled.
    You can choose the following actions:
    • Click Add Macro EARFCN to add enable specific Macro. Specify the following fields and then click OK
      Add Macro EARFCN
      • Carrier: Specify a unique and valid range from 0 through 262143.
      • Cell Individual Offset: Specify a valid range from -1 to -24 or from 0 through 20.
      • EARFCN Bandwidth: Enter one of these: BW6, BW15, BW25, BW50, BW75, or BW100
    • Click the pencil icon to edit the Macro EARFCN. Edit the required parameters and then click OK.
    • Click the delete icon to remove the Macro EARFCN. Enter Delete to confirm deletion of the Macro EARFCN when prompted.
  11. Toggle the IPv6 DHCP allocation to ON or OFF.
    If enabled, the DHCP server can allocate a local IPv6 address to APs for a specific venue. This is necessary when an enterprise has only IPV6 for LAN and it cannot allocate an IPv4 address to the APs.
  12. Toggle the Ruckus Private LTE Network Service Access Restriction to ON or OFF.
    This feature can be enabled from Administration -->Access Restriction. By default, this feature is disabled.
    • If the toggle is set to OFF, this option is greyed out and cannot be enabled from the Venue LTE Settings dialog box.
    • If this feature is enabled (ON) at the admin level, you can turn it to OFF/ON while editing the LTE settings.
  13. Toggle the AP LEDs to ON or OFF.
  14. Click Save.
    The system displays Updating LTE Settings....

Configuring SAS Account for a Venue

Beginning with the Ruckus LTE Release 20.01, you can configure SAS accounts for each venue. For each tenant, the SAS account is defined in the Administrator section. SAS accounts will appear in the drop-down in the Venue LTE Settings only if they were added by you earlier . For information on how to add a SAS account, refer to Adding a SAS Account.

Follow these steps to configure a SAS account for a venue.

  1. In the Venue LTE Settings dialog box, select the SAS Account tab.
    You can configure a custom venue SAS account or use the default SAS account for the selected venue.
    Editing a SAS Account
  2. To configure a customer venue SAS account, select an account from the SAS Account drop-down.
  3. (Optional) Click the Use Default SAS account to configure the default SAS account to the venue.
  4. Review the selected SAS account details and click Save.
    The Updating LTE Settings progress bar appears.

Configuring Software Build Version of the AP Model for a Venue

Follow these steps to configure the software build version of each APs for a venue.

  1. In the Venue LTE Settings dialog box, Select the AP Models' Build tab.
  2. Select the desired software build for each AP models.
  3. Click Save.
You have completed configuring a venue profile.