Meraki provides easy to use and comprehensive APIs connected with our highly programmable, cloud-based network architecture. Our APIs are free to use and easy to integrate into other applications. Meraki’s development community is growing quickly and sharing their open source code.

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Featured Tutorials

Intro to the Dashboard API

Intro to the Dashboard API

Postman is a popular graphical tool for working with REST APIs. Use this tool to explore and work with the Meraki Dashboard API quickly.  Dashboard API Postman Collection Overview If ...
Captive Portal with Zapier

Captive Portal with Zapier

Easily extend your WiFi splash page with the Meraki Captive Portal API and Zapier to automate marketing task like emails, surveys, CRM integration. Use Cases Survey processing Dynamic network policies ...
Cisco DevNet Learning Labs

Cisco DevNet Learning Labs

Learn the basics of interacting with Meraki's Dashboard API and then dive deeper into various Meraki integrations by building your own solutions. Labs include the following self-guided topics and challenges ...
Automation with Dashboard API

Automation with Dashboard API

Automation with Python - API Lab Getting Started The following lab guide will help get you familiar with using the Dashboard API and the Python programming language. It consists of ...

API Reference Guides

Dashboard API

Automate tasks and enable management and monitoring with powerful IT tools.


Reference Guide   Postman

Captive Portal API

Customize the WiFi user experience and collect actionable intelligence for marketing.


Reference Guide

Scanning API

Locate nearby WiFi and Bluetooth devices to count visitors and measure loyalty.


Reference Guide    Postman

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Location Analytics with Splunk

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 ...
Provision Networks with ServiceNow

Provision Networks with ServiceNow

Leveraging Meraki APIs, you can cloud manage your network with the ServiceNow platform! In this article, we discuss what it would take to build your own application. To do this, ...
Wayfinding with Mapwize

Wayfinding with Mapwize

Individuals often have a hard time finding their way indoors, as services like Google Maps only work in shopping malls and airports. Mapwize’s indoor mapping platform allows you to use ...
Locate Assets with a Chat Bot

Locate Assets with a Chat Bot

Investigo is Latin for track or trace out, investigate. Investigo is a bot for Spark, Cisco's unified communications service, which enables customers to use wireless infrastructure to locate Wi-Fi capable ...
Manage Administrators Across Organizations

Manage Administrators Across Organizations

Meraki users may encounter a scenario where they must manage multiple Meraki dashboard organizations, whether by necessity (scale) or for management purposes. This is also common for managed service providers ...
Raspberry Pi for the Meraki APIs

Raspberry Pi for the Meraki APIs

Configure a Raspberry Pi device to run Node-RED and integrate with Cisco Meraki's Scanning API, Dashboard API, Cisco Spark API and Google Static Maps API. In this guide, we will ...
Dashboard API for Service Providers

Dashboard API for Service Providers

Overview This lab simulates a real-world business case where a network or systems engineer must find a solution utilizing the Meraki Dashboard API. It will teach you to understand application ...
Using Meraki APIs with Node-RED

Using Meraki APIs with Node-RED

Node-RED is “a tool for wiring the Internet of Things”. It provides a graphical flow based editor built on NodeJS. This tool provides an easy way to interact with RESTful ...
Building IoT Apps with Node-RED

Building IoT Apps with Node-RED

Explore all of the Meraki APIs and interact with Cisco Spark easily with Node-RED. This is a great environment for learning and experimenting with APIs as well as Internet of ...