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Cisco Meraki Cisco Meraki

Cisco Meraki is a cloud-based networking solution that offers a range of network devices and services. It is used for managing and monitoring network infrastructure in a centralized manner.

Creating a Cisco Meraki connection

Using API Key

To create the connection you need:

  • An API Key

Obtaining the credentials

  1. On the left part of the screen, click on Organization

  2. On the Organization tab, select Settings


  3. Scroll down to Dashboard API access and turn on the Cisco Meraki Dashboard API


  4. Click on your user at the top right corner.


  5. Click on My profile


  6. Scroll down to API access and click on Generate new API key


  7. Copy your API key.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Cisco Meraki icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Key as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The API Key
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.