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Cisco Meraki

Search Tool

Overview

The Access Points, Switches, Cameras, SensorsClients, Overview and Change log pages in the Cisco Meraki Dashboard all have search capabilities. This enables an administrator to find or filter a list of Meraki or client devices with flexibility and ease. Any string can be entered and the Meraki cloud will attempt to match on that string across all available fields. For example, an administrator can search by device description, MAC address, or IP address and searches can be bookmarked for future use. 

The search tool also supports a number of keywords, which can be used to filter by specific characteristics, and can be used to search using a combination of attributes. 

Search Terms

All of the available keyword options are listed below. A wildcard or asterisk can be added into some searches to provide more general results

Devices & Clients search

Search Type
Example Search Value
Result

Name

East

Returns all APs or clients matching "East"

MAC address (Partial)

00:18

All MAC address containing 00:18 in the current organization

MAC address 00:18:AB:12:CD:34

Search across organizations associated with the user account for the MAC address 00:18:AB:12:CD:34

IP address 129.45/16 IP address is in the 129.45/16 network
Manufacturer manufacturer:samsung Returns all Samsung client devices

Device Specific Search

Serial number Q2AS-GREA-TRAD Serial number is Q2AS-GREA-TRAD

Tags

tag:conference-rooms

Tagged as "conference rooms"

Gateway/Repeater state

is:gateway

is:repeater

Current gateways (APs connected directly to Internet)

Current repeaters (APs connected via Meraki mesh to a gateway)

Device Status

is:online

is:offline

is:dormant

has:alert

no:alert

Currently reachable from Meraki Dashboard

Currently unreachable from Meraki Dashboard

Unreachable from Meraki Dashboard for 1 week or more

Has alerts

Does not have alerts

Routing states
(Access Point only)

route:3

route:>=2

route:"Van Ness"

gw-for:Folk

has-gw:East

shares-gw:00:18:0a:01:8e:5a 

Route to gateway has 3 hops

Route to gateway has 2 or more hops

Route to gateway has an AP that matches "Van Ness"

Currently a gateway for AP matching "Folk"

Currently using a gateway matching "East"

Currently sharing a gateway with an AP with MAC "00:18:0a:01:8e:5a"

Usage

usage:>=100MB

usage:<=1GB

clients:4

channel:1

At least 100MB of usage

At most 1GB of usage

Has 4 associated clients

Has a radio on channel 1

Device Type device:MS225-24P Shows all MS225-24P in a network
Metric
(Sensor)
metric: temperature Shows all sensors that measure temperature
Environmental alert profile alertProfiles:"Critical Temperature" Shows all sensors with the alert profile "Critical Temperature"
Alerting on alertingOn: temperature Shows all sensors that are currently alerting for temperature violations
Network List Search (Organization > Overview page)
Description Meraki

Name matches "Meraki"

Network type

type:wireless

type:appliance

type:switch

type:systems manager

Networks are wireless

Networks are security appliances

Networks are switches

Networks are Systems Manager

Clients clients:>100 Network has more than 100 connected clients
Tags tag:london Network with "London" tag
Devices devices:>3 Networks with more than 3 devices
Firmware security firmware_security:"secure" Shows all networks running secure firmware
Firmware status firmware_status:"up to date" Shows all networks where their firmware is up to date

Advanced Search Combinations

Combinations

Van Ness

Van OR Ness

"Van Ness"

(Irwin OR Ness OR Oak) 172.16/16

Name matches both "Van" and "Ness"

Name matches either "Van" or "Ness"

Name matches the phrase "Van Ness"

Combine search results using parentheses and operators

Exclusions

 

-Ness

-os:"Apple"

Name does not match "Ness"

Operation system does not match "Apple" (Clients list only)

Change Log (Organization > Change Log)

Admin Email or Username

admin:"miles@meraki.com"

Show all logged changes by the admin

Network name

network:"Meraki San Francisco"

Show all logged changes in the network

SSID ssid:ssid_name Show all logged changes to an SSID
Page

page:"Add devices"

page:via*api

Show all logged changes for a specific page

Show all logged changes via API

Label label:"Removed devices" Show all logged changes were the label of the change matches
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