Cisco Meraki integration instructions

This article provides instructions on how to integrate Cisco Meraki to ScalePad Lifecycle Manager.

Lifecycle Manager syncs both regular Meraki assets (MX, MR, MS, etc.), as well as the Systems Manager assets (RMM / MDM tools).

Software assets

Currently, our integration with Cisco Meraki supports the syncing of Meraki operating system software.

Supported licensing models - Our integration with Cisco Meraki supports both Cisco Meraki’s per-device licensing and co-termination licensing.

Administrator user credentials for Cisco Meraki and Lifecycle Manager or member permissions of Manage Sync Settings selected are required to add an integration to Lifecycle Manager.

Generating the API Key - When generating the API key, you should use the Meraki user which has access to Meraki's MSP Portal (multi-org access).

Integration steps in Cisco Meraki

  1. Sign in to your Meraki Dashboard using your master MSP Portal Meraki username.

  2. Enable the API for your organization under Organization Settings Dashboard API access

    1. For more on this, see the guide from Meraki.

  3. Head to My Profile, and scroll down to the API access section

  4. Generate your Meraki API Key

  5. For each Meraki organization you would like to sync with Lifecycle Manager:

    1. Open the Meraki Org List, and select the organization you would like to sync

    2. Ensure you have Administrator user credentials at the organization

    3. Navigate to Organization Settings

    4. Scroll down to Dashboard API access, and select the checkbox to "Enable access"

    5. Click Save Changes

For every other organization/client in your Meraki account - Repeat Step 5 above for every other org (aka client) in your Meraki account that you would like to see in Lifecycle Manager.

Integration steps in Lifecycle Manager

  1. Copy and paste your Meraki API Key into the add integration page

  2. Click Save Meraki Setup.

When you click Save Meraki Setup, Lifecycle Manager performs a full sync. When finished, you should be able to view your hardware assets in your account.

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