NetBrain discovers traditional devices via route tables and NDP protocol, while the discovery for Meraki devices needs to be performed via APIs. You can discover Meraki devices in the system via the Meraki Dashboard API and visualize the device data and topology on dynamic maps.
Perform the following steps to discover and visualize Meraki devices in the system:
The system discovers Meraki devices and retrieves the device data through the Meraki Cloud Controller by using the Meraki Dashboard API. Follow the steps below to add a controller in the system.
2)In the Domain Management page, select Operations > Discover Settings > API Server Manager from the quick access toolbar.
a)Enter a unique server name and a description.
b)Select Cisco Meraki from the API Source Type drop-down.
c)In the Endpoints field, enter the URL of the Meraki controller.
d)Select a Front Server that can connect to the controller from the Front Server drop-down.
e)Click Advanced to configure the API key as X-Cisco-Meraki-API-Key and enter the corresponding value of the key.
4)Click Test to test the connection between the Front Server and the controller.
1)In the Domain Management page, select Operations > Discover from the quick access toolbar.
2)In the Discover Devices via API area, select the API server you have configured.
1)Click Network on the taskbar.