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Cisco Meraki

As a Kisi admin, you can integrate your place with Cisco Meraki's security cameras. Before setting up the integration, make sure you have API access to your Cisco Meraki cameras.

Set up the integration in Cisco Meraki

Enable API access

  1. Sign in to your Cisco Meraki Dashboard as an Administrator
  2. Under Organization, click on Settings
  3. In the Settings page, scroll down to the Dashboard API access section and check the box Enable access to the Cisco Meraki Dashboard API
  4. Click on Save Changes

Generate a Cisco Meraki API key

  1. From the Cisco Meraki Dashboard, click on your email address on the top right corner and select My Profile
  2. Scroll down to the API access section and click on Generate new API key
  3. Copy your Cisco Meraki API key from the popup window, and check the box I have stored my new API key
  4. Click Done

Set up the integration in Kisi

  1. Sign in to Kisi
  2. On your Kisi place dashboard, select Integrations and click on Add Integration
  3. Enter a name, open the Type dropdown and select Cisco Meraki
  4. Paste the Cisco Meraki API key that you previously obtained
  5. Click Add
  6. Check that the integration is enabled

Import cameras

  1. On your Kisi place dashboard, click on Hardware and select the Cameras tab
  2. Click on Import Camera and select the name of the integration you created above
  3. Fill out the requested information
  4. Click Import

Once imported, the camera will appear on the list. When the associated door is unlocked, the snapshots will be created and you will be able to see them Event History. Events with snapshots are marked with a camera icon.

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Snapshots may be delayed by up to ten minutes based on how soon they're available through the Cisco Meraki snapshot API, or longer if the API limits of the Cisco Meraki account have been exhausted.

For more details please visit our help article on how to Integrate Kisi with Cisco Meraki cameras.