Getting Started with Cisco DNA Spaces: Proximity Reporting App
The Cisco DNA Spaces: Proximity Reporting app helps workplace administrators of enterprise networks to create a safe environment for employees who are returning to work after a pandemic. The app collects data from one or more wireless devices belonging to a person. The wireless device must be associated to the wireless networks and mapped to physical locations. The Proximity Reporting app works to track the movement of a person reporting as tested positive.
Some of the key capabilities of the Proximity Reporting app are as follows:
It helps you understand which physical spaces an affected person was during a configurable period (usually 14-28 days).
A list of other people who were in the same location as a affected person.
A timeline of when an affected person entered and exited a physical space.
A Typical Proximity Reporting app Workflow
Before you begin
Some of the prerequisites and assumptions made for this workflow are:
You have an active subscription to Cisco DNA Spaces ACT license and Cisco DNA Spaces: Detect and Locate.
Your network is equipped with Cisco Catalyst Access Points..
An employee of your company might be using more than one wireless device to associate with the enterprise network. An employee might also have more than one IEEE 802.1x user IDs to associate with the wireless network of your company campus.
An employee has granted you permission to access location information for troubleshooting of devices or safety.
- Log in to the Cisco DNA Spaces: Proximity Reporting app and click Create Report.
- In the Search User Name or Mac Address field, enter one of the following:
- IEEE 802.1x User ID of a reporting person (Figure 1)
- MAC address of this person's device (Figure 2)
- Select up to two IEEE 802.1x userIDs.
- Select MAC addresses of associated devices.
Log in to the Cisco DNA Spaces: Proximity Reporting app and click Create Report.
In the Search User Name or Mac Address field, enter one of the following:
Depending on what you entered in Step 2,
Click OK. You can see a high-level Lookup Summary.
Choose a Device Type. This filters the final report of devices are in proximity of the reporting device based on the type of devices. At least one device type should be selected.
Choose the Report Level to set the proximity to the reporting device. Only user names or MAC addresses of devices that are in the chosen proximity levels of the reporting device are shown in the final report.
The number of columns in the proximity tables in your generated report maybe added or removed based on this proximity report level.
Filter noisy data from the report.
By default, this filter is selected. The data is noisy if many devices in the time range transition across different floors too frequently. If this happens, you no longer see the results at the floor level and instead see the results at the larger location level (for example, at the building level). Currently, this filter is only applied to Meraki data.
This feature can be unselected to see the results at the actual location levels regardless of how noisy the data is.
To create a report, enter a Start Date and an End Date. Ensure that the range is within 28 days.
Click Generate Report.
You can see the generated detailed report. You can export this report as a PDF or a CSV file.
What to do next
Using the detailed report, you can inform the persons who are at risk because of their contact with the reporting person.
The list of people in the report is not exhaustive and cannot be considered complete.
You can also choose to shut down the facilities of the campus for intensive cleaning.
The rest of this document describes the various parts of this detailed report.