Each organization in Dashboard has an inventory that tracks what Cisco Meraki devices have been added to the organization and any networks it contains. This article will discuss the Organization > Inventory page, and some common actions that can be done there.
The Organization > Inventory page will provide a comprehensive listing of all devices that are currently added to any networks within the organization, as well as devices that have been claimed, but are not currently in a network.
Use the Search inventory box to search for a device, or group of devices, based on:
The example below demonstrates searching for a serial number:
There are also options to filter the list based on whether devices are:
The displayed list of devices can also be exported to a CSV file for easier external processing/tracking. Simply click the Download as CSV button to generate and download the file.
When adding a new device to Dashboard, it may need to be claimed first. This will add the device to the organization's inventory. The claim process can be initiated from any page where devices are added from (such as Configure > Add devices), or from the Organization > Inventory page.
Sometimes devices need to be entirely removed from an organization in Dashboard, most often as part of moving the device to another organization. The steps below will unclaim a device and remove it from the organization's inventory.
Note: The device must be removed from any networks before proceeding.
While there are multiple ways devices can be added to a network, this section will outline the process to add devices from the Inventory page. Before beginning, create a network if one doesn't already exist.
For more information on adding and removing devices, please review the article on Adding and Removing Devices from Dashboard Networks.