Groups Window

The Groups window allows users to create new groups of devices and provides information about existing groups.

Warning

All predefined groups have Read permissions only, except Suppressed_Devices to/from which the user is also able to add/remove members or devices.

Warning

The following predefined groups auto-populate upon UFM startup: Switches, 1U_Switches, Modular_Switches, Gateway_Devices, and Hosts.

To create a group of devices, do the following:

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  1. Click “New” under “Groups.”

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  2. In the New Group wizard, fill in the required information under the General tab: Name (must be between 4-20 characters), Type (General/Rack/Port), and Description (optional), and click Next.

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  3. Under Members tab, move the members of the new group from the Available list to the Selected list.

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  4. Click “Finish” and the new group will appear under the Groups window.

Group members details – port’s hostname, port’s GUID, and device’s IP address – can be viewed when selecting the group from the list of all groups available.

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Group Actions

Right-clicking a group enables performing the following actions:

  • Edit – groups can be modified either by editing the group description under General tab, or substituting group members under Members tab

  • Delete – existing groups can be deleted from the list

  • Remove All Members – all members of an existing group can be removed at once

  • Collect System Dump – sysdump may be generated for all members of an existing group

    The user can filter group by type (General, Rack, Super Switch and Port)

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