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Overview

Sometimes, you might need to group devices based on some logical criteria. For example, you may wish to create groups such as a group containing all cisco routers, or a group containing all cisco switches etc., This would help in carrying out certain common operations with ease.

 

A group can be based on some criteria or could be just a random collection of devices. This section explains how to group devices and perform various operations in bulk for the group as a whole.

Creating Device Groups

 

Once you create a group, the name of the group will be listed under "Device Group" in the left pane.

What are the operations one can perform on Device Groups?

DeviceExpert supports the following operations to be performed for Device Groups:

 

Performing operations on a group

 

Managing Device Groups

Editing a Group

You can change any information pertaining to a particular group. For instance, you can change the group name, edit the description or modify the criteria. To do any or all of these tasks,

 

Removing a Device Group

 

Note: If the device group you are trying to delete is referred by some other operation such as a Schedule, you will not be able to delete the group until all the references are removed.

 

 


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