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Webhooks

Overview 

Meraki webhooks are a powerful and lightweight way to subscribe to alerts sent from the Meraki Cloud when something happens. They include an API style message in machine and human-readable JSON, and are sent to a unique URL where they can be processed, stored or used to trigger powerful automations.

 

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Webhooks support all configurable alert types available in dashboard under Network-wide > Alerts. This includes a variety of alerts for all product types that you own or operate. The webhooks architecture consists of the Meraki cloud and a cloud-accessible HTTP or HTTPS receiver (server). There are a variety of standalone cloud webhook services (e.g. hook.io, Zapier, etc.) that are able to receive and/or forward webhooks.

Use Case

  • Webhooks are a powerful tool for network monitoring and can be integrated with other reporting and automation systems to help your business react to and learn from outages and changes to your networks.

  • This tool is helpful for service providers and other organizations who need around the clock monitoring of their networks.

  • With webhooks you can receive updates within minutes for outages, network changes, new configurations, and many other events in your environments.

Features 

  • Any alerts configured from the Network-wide > Configure > Alerts page will be sent as webhooks as well as emails to network administrators.

  • Meraki alerts include a JSON formatted message and are sent to a unique URL where they can be processed, stored or used to trigger powerful automations.

Configuration 

You can find configuration steps for setting up Webhooks at https://create.meraki.io/guides/webhooks/.

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