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Cisco Meraki Documentation

Existing Umbrella Customer

Setting up a Cisco Meraki Account

Cisco Secure Connect Welcome Email

After Cisco provisions your Cisco Secure Connect account, you will receive a welcome email from Cisco like the one shown below.  You will go through steps 2 and 3 to setup and connect your Cisco Meraki and Umbrella accounts. 

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Create a New Meraki Account

Skip Step 1 since you have already had an Umbrella account and go to step 2 to set up your Meraki account.  Click on Create New Meraki Account, which will take you to the page below:

Select Region

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Provide necessary information listed below and click Create account. 

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Confirm Email Address

Go to your inbox and confirm the email address.

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Once you confirm the email, you will see below page.  Go back to your inbox and open the Welcome email.

Link Your Meraki and Umbrella Accounts

Now you have successfully setup both your Umbrella and Meraki account, you will need to need to link the accounts. Linking the accounts enables Single Sign-on and simplifies the navigation between the Secure Connect and Umbrella dashboards.



Go to the Connect Page

In the setup email, go to step 3 and click Link Secure Connect to Umbrella.

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Use your Meraki credentials to login. You will be directed to Secure Connect account linking page.

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Click on Connect this Meraki account.

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Create Umbrella API Keys

Click create Umbrella API keys, it will open a new tab and direct you to the Umbrella API Keys page. (It is important that you open a new tab or window because you will need to copy and paste API keys and secrets from the Umbrella page to the Secure Connect page.)

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Generate Umbrella Token

Under Admin > API Keys, select Legacy Keys, expand Umbrella Network Devices and click Generate Token. 

(Note: Don’t forget to copy & paste your Key and Secret because for security reasons, your secret will only be displayed once) 

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Copy the Umbrella Network Devices Key and Secret to Secure Connect page, click Check and Continue

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Repeat above steps to finish Umbrella Reporting Credentials and Umbrella Management Credentials

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Click Finish. You have now successfully provisioned your Secure Connect and can begin configuring the service. 

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