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.|
|Inputs Data Manager||Yes||NO||This add-on is supported by Splunk Inputs Data Manager (IDM)|
|Self Service App Install (SSAI)||Conditional||NO||This add-on is supported by Self Service App Install (SSAI). This add-on is not supported by Self Service App Install (SSAI) if an IDM is utilized.|
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.|
|Deployment Server||No||Supported for deploying unconfigured add-on only.
See "Installing add-ons" in Splunk Add-Ons for detailed instructions describing how to install a Splunk add-on in the following deployment scenarios:
About the Splunk Add-on for Cisco Meraki
Configure credentials for Splunk Add-on for Cisco Meraki
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released