Creating device types and subtypes - BlueCat Address Manager - 8.3.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Address Manager
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8.3.0

You must define your device types before using them in a configuration.

To create a device type or subtype, and to view device details:

  1. Select the Groups tab. Tabs remember the page on which you last worked, so select the tab again to ensure you're on the Groups page.
  2. Click the Device Types tab.
  3. Choose one of the following tasks:
    • To create a top-level device type:
      1. Under Device Types, click New.
      2. Under Device Type, enter a descriptive name for the device type in the Name field.
      3. Under Change Control, add comments, if required.
      4. Click Add or click Add Next to add another device type.
    • To create a device subtype:
      1. Under Device Types, click the name of a device type.
      2. Under Device Subtypes, click New.
      3. Under Device Subtype, enter a descriptive name for the device subtype in the Name field.
      4. Under Change Control, add comments, if required.
      5. Click Add or click Add Next to add another device type.
    • To view device type details:
      1. under Device Types, click a device type. The Device Type page contains the following tabs:
        • Details—provides information about a device type, including object ID and associated tags and access rights.
        • Device Subtype—lists subtypes associated with the current device and lets you add new device subtypes or delete existing device subtypes.
        • Linked Devices—lists network devices to which the device type, or any device subtypes.
      2. Click the Details tab to view device type details.