This document describes the new features, enhancements, fixed bugs, open bugs, and related documentation for Cisco DNA (Digital Network Architecture) Spaces Release December, 2019. Use this document in conjunction with the documents listed in the Related Documents section.

Introduction to Cisco DNA Spaces

Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Spaces is a location platform that leverages existing Wi-Fi infrastructure to give you actionable insights and drive business outcomes. It is a multichannel engagement platform that enables you to connect and engage with visitors at your physical business locations. It covers various verticals of business such as retail, manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare, education, financial services, and so on. Cisco DNA Spaces also provides solutions for monitoring and managing assets in your premises. Cisco DNA Spaces offers a variety of toolkits, apps, and APIs to turn these insights into action.

The following are the major features of this release:

  • Single sign-on(SSO) support for Cisco DNA Spaces.

  • For OpenRoaming app, support to add hotspot for Cisco DNA Spaces connectors through the Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard.

  • Provision to view the wireless controller configurations required for the OpenRoaming app in the Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard.

  • In the Cisco DNA Spaces Partner dashboard, provision to display the total number of activations occured for each app.

  • Updated the App Activation wizard in the Cisco DNA Spaces Partner dashboard to be same as in Cisco DNA Spaces to provide a real time app activation experience for partners.

  • Enhanced the network synch server to synchronize the cameras in Cisco Meraki with Cisco DNA Spaces.

  • Support to add partner app status through Cisco DNA Spaces Partner Admin dashboard, and thereby control the partner apps to be displayed in Cisco DNA Spaces.

New Features - December 2019

Cisco DNA Spaces Dashboard

The following new features are added to the Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard:

Login Window Changes for SSO Support

Cisco DNA Spaces now supports Single Sign-On (SSO) so that the users can login to Cisco DNA Spaces using their SSO credentials. For example, if the domain Cisco is SSO-enabled, the Cisco employees, who have Cisco DNA Spaces account, can access Cisco DNA Spaces using their Cisco e-mail address and password. If a Cisco employee is already logged in to Cisco domain through any particular website or application, that Cisco employee can access Cisco DNA Spaces by simply specifying the Cisco e-mail address.

To support SSO login for Cisco DNA Spaces, the login screen for Cisco DNA Spaces is renovated. Now, when you click the Login button, only the e-mail ID field will appear in the Log In window along with a Continue button. If the user is already logged into the SSO-enabled domain, then the user will be directly taken to the Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard after clicking the Continue button. If the particular Cisco DNA Spaces account supports multiple customer names, then the Select Customer window will be displayed. If the user has not logged into the domain, then the user will be redirected to the IDP page for login authentication, and user can login by specifying the SSO credentials.

Hotspot OpenRoaming

For the OpenRoaming app, the following dashboard support is added:

  • Add Hotspot for Connector: You can now add hotspot for Cisco DNA Spaces connectors from the Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard. In the Connect via Spaces Connector widget under Setup > Wireless Networks, a new option Add OpenRoaming will be available at step 2 using which you can configure the hotspots.

  • Controller Configurations : The configurations to be done in the wireless controllers for using the OpenRoaming app is now displayed in the Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard. In the Connect via Spaces Connector widget under Setup > Wireless Networks, a new option OpenRoaming Controller Configuration will be available at step 2 to view the configurations. The configurations required for both Cisco AireOS and Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series can be viewed separately.

Partner dashboard

The following new features are added to the Cisco DNA Spaces Partner dashboard:

  • Activation Count for Apps: In the Partner dashboard, now for each app, the total number of activations occurred for that app will be displayed. To view the number of activations for an app, in the Partner dashboard, click the Activation link for that app.

  • Partner App Activation Flow: In the Partner dashboard, the app activation flow is now made similar to that in Cisco DNA Spaces. So the app activation wizard that appears in Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard and Cisco DNA Spaces partner dashboard will be same. This will give a real time activation experience for partners during app testing.

Network Sync Server

Cisco DNA Spaces Network Sync Server is enhanced to support synchronization for Cisco Meraki Camera. Cameras added to or deleted from Cisco Meraki get synchronized automatically in Cisco DNA Spaces. Cameras placed in Cisco Meraki floors will not be moved to floors in Cisco DNA Spaces. It will be retained in network locations only.

Enhancements - December 2019

Cisco DNA Spaces Dashboard

The following changes are made to the Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard:

Partner Admin Dashboard

Cisco DNA Spaces Partner Admin dashboard is enhanced to control the status of partner apps. The Partner apps can have any of the following status :

  • LIVE

  • APPROVED

  • UNDER-REVIEW-COMING-SOON

  • UNDER-REVIEW

  • NEW

The apps with status, LIVE, APPROVED, or UNDER-REVIEW-COMING-SOON, only will be displayed in the Cisco DNA Spaces dashboard.

The app status will be set by Cisco DNA Spaces support team using Cisco DNA Spaces Partner Admin dasboard. Partners must inform the Cisco DNA Spaces support team the status to be assigned for each app, and get it updated when a change in status is required.

Bugs

Fixed Bugs

Table 1. Fixed Bugs

CDETS ID Number

Description

CSCvs10018

Not able to find current session . please login again error displayed in live dashboard.

CSCvs05071

Meraki API Key - Wireless Network status was not displayed as connected after authenticating Meraki .

CSCvr99306

Engagement rule link template no validation available for Link , accept plain text as well.

CSCvr99286

Renaming any portal name with existing portal name error message is not correct.

CSCvr93655

CMX Tethering - Only one Floor is getting added and rest all got cleared and not imported.

CSCvr89015

Activation page keeps on loading when wrong password is entered during activation.

CSCvr88647

All locations - No validation message displayed on renaming same location name.

CSCvr88600

Search and rename the searched location displayed html tags on rename text box.

CSCvs36774

Forgot - If user provides their email id in camel case, then user is not able to reset the password.

CSCvs17068

SSID - Not able to delete the meraki's SSID, if network name has starting with the space.

CSCvr95954

On clicking captive portal tile, observed blank page for few sec while loading the portal list page.

Open Bugs

Table 2. Open Bugs

CDETS ID Number

Description

CSCvq83680

RBAC - Admin users who has access to specific locations was not able to login to dashboard.

CSCvq24076

Right Now - On modifying location hirearchy, existing associated counters not cleared.

CSCvp57525

Location Analytics- Dwell time range % is overlapping in Dwell time break down chart when dwell time values are lesser

CSCvs34747

SSO - Not able to login to dashboard account selection page keeps on spinning

CSCvs34730

SSO - Proper error message is not displayed if SSO user is tried to reset the password

CSCvs34610

SSO - Auto activation of any email address is happening as part of SSO release

CSCvs15469

Resend invite feature has been removed from live for SSO users.

CSCvs08343

SSO - Hotspot once added unable to delete or not removed when connectors are deleted.

CSCvs15189

SSO user(A alone) - Duplicate "Captive portal" app is displayed in apps drop down button.

CSCvs25540

Meraki Camera - Camera detail with ap's is not displayed in the location detail page.

Related Documents

You must use this document in conjunction with the following support documents:

  • Cisco DNA Spaces Configuration Guides

    Configuration Guides

  • Data Sheets

    For Cisco DNA Spaces License Information and Product Specification refer to Data Sheet.

    Data Sheets

  • Release Notes

    For previous Release Notes for Cisco DNA Spaces, click the following link:

    Release Notes

  • Cisco DNA Spaces CompatibilityMatrix

    Cisco DNA Spaces Compatibility Matrix

  • Cisco DNA Spaces Support

    For contact details of Cisco DNA Spaces support team, click the following link:

    Support