Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for Cisco Meraki

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Install the Splunk Add-on for Cisco Meraki

Use the tables below to determine where and how to install this add-on in a distributed deployment of Splunk Enterprise. See the installation walkthrough section at the bottom of this page for links to installation instructions specific to a single-instance deployment, distributed deployment, or Splunk Cloud.

Distributed installation of this add-on

This table provides a quick reference for installing this add-on to a distributed deployment of Splunk Enterprise.

Splunk instance type Supported Required Comments
Search Heads Yes Yes Install this add-on to all search heads where Cisco Meraki knowledge management is required.
Indexers Yes No Not required, because the parsing operations occur on the heavy forwarders.
Heavy Forwarders Yes Yes Install this add-on on heavy forwarders to perform data collection via modular inputs.
Universal Forwarders No No Install this add-on on a heavy forwarder for data collection.

Distributed deployment compatibility

This table provides a quick reference for the compatibility of this add-on with Splunk distributed deployment features.

Distributed deployment feature Supported Comments
Search Head Clusters Yes You can install this add-on on a search head cluster for all search-time functionality, but configure inputs on forwarders to avoid duplicate data collection.
Indexer Clusters Yes
Deployment Server No Supported for deploying unconfigured add-on only.
  • Using a deployment server to deploy the configured add-on to multiple forwarders acting as data collectors causes duplication of data.
  • The add-on uses the credential vault to secure your credentials, and this credential management solution is incompatible with the deployment server.

Installation walkthrough

See "Installing add-ons" in Splunk Add-Ons for detailed instructions describing how to install a Splunk add-on in the following deployment scenarios:

Last modified on 15 June, 2022
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released

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