Meraki Alerts with PagerDuty

“PagerDuty Integrates Machine Data + Human Intelligence To Accelerate Response.” Overview This guide demonstrates how you can easily capture Meraki Dashboard alerts into PagerDuty. From there, you can dynamically generate incidents and IT workflows. More Info PagerDuty Meraki Alerts Setup The integration is pretty simple. You will just need to add a new integration into PagerDuty using a Transformer tool to capture the Meraki alert data. A small bit of JavaScript is used to parse the… Read More “Meraki Alerts with PagerDuty”

Network alerting in WebEx Teams with Webhooks

Ensure the entire team gets notified when there’s a network event by integrating Meraki alerts with your favorite collaboration app Lots of teams are making use of new collaboration tools and services in place of email to help increase productivity and transparency. In this guide we’d like to share a quick and easy method for integrating Meraki network alerts with your collaboration tool to help everyone stay on top of events. In this example, we will be using WebEx… Read More “Network alerting in WebEx Teams with Webhooks”

Meraki Webhooks with json-server

Quickly launch a JSON server to receive, store and process Meraki webhook Alerts. Overview Meraki Webhooks are a powerful and lightweight new way to subscribe to alerts sent from the Meraki Cloud when something happens. They include a JSON formatted message and are sent to a unique URL where they can be processed, stored or used to trigger powerful automations. This solution provides you with a rapid way to setup a hosted service capable of receiving… Read More “Meraki Webhooks with json-server”

Meraki Dashboard Alerts with Google Sheets

Easily capture Meraki Dashboard alerts using webhooks and Google Sheets. Google Sheet Script How it Works The Meraki Dashboard has multiple ways of delivering notifications when an event occurs. For example, you may want to receive an email alert when settings have been changed, or an SNMP Trap is sent when a device goes offline. Now you can receive an HTTP post message. This is called a webhook, and it makes it easy to integrate… Read More “Meraki Dashboard Alerts with Google Sheets”

Merakibeat Elastic Beats plugin for Meraki Wireless Health APIs

Merakibeat This is an Elastic Beats plugin for the Meraki Wireless Health API. Meraki exposes a set of Dashboard API endpoints to identify the health of network devices and clients. Key Metrics Connection Stats Success : Total number of successful connection Assoc : Number of connections in Association state Auth : Number of connections in Authetication state DHCP : Number of connections in DHCP ip assignmnet stage DNS : Number of connections in DNS check stage Latency… Read More “Merakibeat Elastic Beats plugin for Meraki Wireless Health APIs”

Meraki Dashboard Reports with Google Sheets

Easily import Meraki Network data into Google Sheets using the Meraki Dashboard API. Get Started Simply run this demo by opening the following Google Sheet. Meraki-Reports Sheet Then copy the file to your own account by selecting File -> Make a copy. This will allow the script to run and ensure your credentials are kept within your account.    Update the settings sheet with your API key to start. Then run the report “Organizations for… Read More “Meraki Dashboard Reports with Google Sheets”

Captive Portal with Mews hospitality PMS

Integrating a wireless network with a hotel PMS system, using the Meraki and Mews APIs. This guide serves as an example of what could easily be built when you have the power of cloud networking on your side.   Scenario Objectives The “Solutions Hotel” would like to integrate their hotel property management system (PMS) with the wireless network to provide a seamless experience for their guests. For compliance and continued engagement, the login activity should… Read More “Captive Portal with Mews hospitality PMS”

PII Tool for GDPR

This sample tool demonstrates how an administrator can review and modify how personal identifying information (PII) is stored or processed by Cisco Meraki. The tool uses Meraki API endpoints and is based on a broader VueJS Progressive Web App. Any changes will be applied to the target dataset. More info: GDPR – Data Privacy and Protection Live Demo  The app uses the DevNet Sandbox organization by default. You can use your own API key to… Read More “PII Tool for GDPR”

Location Analytics with Splunk

This article will provide step by step instructions for configuring Splunk to collect data from a Meraki network using the Scanning API to collect location data for Wi-Fi and bluetooth devices and using Syslog to collect syslog events for the MX security appliance. About Splunk Splunk has closely aligned with Cisco Meraki to help organizations gain insights leveraging the vast amounts of data generated by Meraki products. Meraki customers use Splunk’s software and cloud services to… Read More “Location Analytics with Splunk”

Location Analytics with Splunk

The Scanning API allows the network to be used as a data collection and marketing database full of valuable location data of nearby devices and users. Splunk has many handy tools and algorithms that allow the data to be manipulated and presented and many ways. You can generate dashboards to track the number of WiFi and BLE devices per day, the visit duration, the number of return visits, and the peak hours of foot traffic…. Read More “Location Analytics with Splunk”