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Cisco Meraki Dashboard

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About the connector

Cisco Meraki Dashboard provide a service to manage the cloud base devices.

This document provides information about the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector, which facilitates automated interactions, with a Cisco Meraki Dashboard server using FortiSOAR™ playbooks. Add the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector as a step in FortiSOAR™ playbooks and perform automated operations, such as locating your device in your cloud-managed Meraki network.

 

Version information

Connector Version: 1.0.0

Compatibility with FortiSOAR™ Versions: 4.9.0.0-708 and later

 

Installing the connector

For the procedure to install a connector, click here.

 

Prerequisites to configuring the connector

  • You must have the URL of the Cisco Meraki Dashboard server to which you will connect and perform the automated operations and the API key to access that server.
  • To access the FortiSOAR™ UI, ensure that port 443 is open through the firewall for the FortiSOAR™ instance.

 

Configuring the connector

For the procedure to configure a connector, click here.

 

Configuration parameters

In FortiSOAR™, on the Connectors page, select the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector and click Configure to configure the following parameters:

 

Parameter Description
Server URL URL of the Cisco Meraki Dashboard server to which you will connect and perform automated operations.
API Key API key that is configured for your account for using the Cisco Meraki Dashboard server.
Verify SSL Specifies whether a SSL certificate will be required for the connection between the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector and Cisco Meraki Dashboard server.
By default, this option is set as True.

 

 

Actions supported by the connector

The following automated operations can be included in playbooks:

  • Locate Device: Locates a specific device in your cloud-managed Meraki network.

 

operation: Locate Device

Input parameters

 

Parameter Description
Device Attributes Attribute of the device you want to locate. Device attribute can be one of the following: MAC Address, Model Number, or Serial Number.
Value Value of the MAC Address, Model Number, or Serial Number of the device you want to locate.
Timespan Select the timespan for which you want to fetch the clients.
Options from which you can choose are: One Week, Two Weeks, Three Weeks, and One Month.

 

Output

The JSON output contains the location, organization, and network of the device.

Following image displays a sample output:

 

Sample output of the Locate Device operation

 

Included playbooks

The Sample-Cisco-Meraki-Dashboard-1.0.0 playbook collection comes bundled with the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector. This playbook contains steps using which you can perform all supported actions. You can see the bundled playbooks in the Automation > Playbooks section in FortiSOAR™ after importing the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector.

  • Locate Device

Note: If you are planning to use any of the sample playbooks in your environment, ensure that you clone those playbooks and move them to a different collection, since the sample playbook collection gets deleted during connector upgrade and delete.

 

About the connector

Cisco Meraki Dashboard provide a service to manage the cloud base devices.

This document provides information about the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector, which facilitates automated interactions, with a Cisco Meraki Dashboard server using FortiSOAR™ playbooks. Add the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector as a step in FortiSOAR™ playbooks and perform automated operations, such as locating your device in your cloud-managed Meraki network.

 

Version information

Connector Version: 1.0.0

Compatibility with FortiSOAR™ Versions: 4.9.0.0-708 and later

 

Installing the connector

For the procedure to install a connector, click here.

 

Prerequisites to configuring the connector

 

Configuring the connector

For the procedure to configure a connector, click here.

 

Configuration parameters

In FortiSOAR™, on the Connectors page, select the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector and click Configure to configure the following parameters:

 

Parameter Description
Server URL URL of the Cisco Meraki Dashboard server to which you will connect and perform automated operations.
API Key API key that is configured for your account for using the Cisco Meraki Dashboard server.
Verify SSL Specifies whether a SSL certificate will be required for the connection between the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector and Cisco Meraki Dashboard server.
By default, this option is set as True.

 

 

Actions supported by the connector

The following automated operations can be included in playbooks:

 

operation: Locate Device

Input parameters

 

Parameter Description
Device Attributes Attribute of the device you want to locate. Device attribute can be one of the following: MAC Address, Model Number, or Serial Number.
Value Value of the MAC Address, Model Number, or Serial Number of the device you want to locate.
Timespan Select the timespan for which you want to fetch the clients.
Options from which you can choose are: One Week, Two Weeks, Three Weeks, and One Month.

 

Output

The JSON output contains the location, organization, and network of the device.

Following image displays a sample output:

 

Sample output of the Locate Device operation

 

Included playbooks

The Sample-Cisco-Meraki-Dashboard-1.0.0 playbook collection comes bundled with the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector. This playbook contains steps using which you can perform all supported actions. You can see the bundled playbooks in the Automation > Playbooks section in FortiSOAR™ after importing the Cisco Meraki Dashboard connector.

Note: If you are planning to use any of the sample playbooks in your environment, ensure that you clone those playbooks and move them to a different collection, since the sample playbook collection gets deleted during connector upgrade and delete.