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The Access points, Clients, and Network list pages in the Meraki Dashboard all have search capabilities, which enable an administrator to find or filter a list of APs or wireless devices with tremendous flexibility and ease. Any string can be entered; the Meraki cloud will attempt to match on that string across all available fields. For example, an administrator can search/filter by device description, Ethernet address, or IP address. In addition, searches can be bookmarked for future use.

The search tool also supports a number of keywords, which can be used to search/filter by specific characteristics. For example, an administrator can search/filter on a combination of strings, usage data, or mesh hop count. All of the available keyword options are outlined in the Search Terms section below.  

Search Terms

  • Enter any value in to the search omnibox for an instant search result
  • Use conditional operators to separate multiple search queries (AND, OR)
  • Use a wildcard to search for more general results ( * )
  • Enter specific search terms to find a particular item:
Access points & Clients search
Search Type
Example Search Value
Result

Name

East

Returns all APs or clients matching "East"

MAC address

00:18

MAC address contains 00:18

IP address 129.45/16 IP address is in the 129.45/16 network
Manufacturer manufacturer:samsung returns all Samsung client devices
Access points 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)

AP 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

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

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
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 Name does not match "Ness"
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