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Configuration Management Basics
What is network automation
Configuration change management best practices
Top 5 advantages of network backup software
How to choose the right network automation tool
Top six benefits of configuration automation
Need for network backup software
How to choose the right network backup software
Network Configuration Change Management Tools
Five challenges in managing configuration changes
Brocade Switch Configuration Backup
Configuring Cisco Switch
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How To Questions
How to add a device manually?
How to provide credentials to the device?
How to enable automatic change detection for a device?
How to sync running configuration to startup configuration in a device?
How to label current configuration for the selected device?
How to upload labelled (BASELINE) configuration?
How to hide / show columns in the Inventory?
How to filter devices in Inventory?
How to search for a String / Regex across device configurations?
How to update the host name for one or more devices?
How to modify Custom column values for one or more devices?
Discovery (New Version)
How to discover network devices in Network Configuration Manager?
How to configure discovery credentials for the latest Network Configuration Manager version?
How to import devices from a CSV file for the latest Network Configuration Manager version?
How to discover a selective range of devices for the latest Network Configuration Manager version?
How to handle the devices which were not discovered successfully during discovery?
How to discover class A, class B and class C network devices?
How to configure discovery credentials?
How to import devices from a CSV file?
How to discover a selective range of devices?
How to tackle the 'unknown' devices issue?
How to schedule discovery?
How to apply same credentials to multiple devices?
How to change the protocol of already applied credentials?
How to test the credential validity for a particular device?
How to create a new credential profile?
How to check the associated devices for a credential profile?
How to associate devices to a credential profile?
How to add a credential rule?
How to modify a credential Rule?
How to delete a credential Rule?
How to associate devices to a credential Rule?
How to change priority of a credential Rule?
How to change enable or disable a credential Rule?
How to trigger a backup for a device?
How to schedule a backup operation for one or more devices?
How to add a new SysObjectID to NCM?
How to map SysObjectID of manually added devices?
How to find the SysObjectID of any device?
How to create a device template?
How to edit a device template?
How to add a new SysOID to an existing device template?
Device Template (new version)
What are the ways to create a new device template?
How to add a new template from scratch?
How to edit CLI configuration commands in device templates?
How to add a new SysOID?
How to find the associated SysOIDs?
Real Time Change Detection
How to enable/disable real time change detection?
How to configure third party syslog server(s)?
How to add a Regex Pattern to show Change Detection Status as enabled?
How to add a new label?
How to associate a configuration with a certain label?
How to disassociate a configuration from a label?
How to add a schedule?
How to add a configlet?
How to execute a configlet?
How to transfer files from NCM server to the devices via SCP client using configlets?
How to create a new Configlet group?
How to associate the Configlet group to users?
How to add a device to use REST API support?
How to apply REST credentials to a particular device?
How to use REST Configlets?
How to see REST Configlets execution Results?
How to check if NCM supports REST operations for my device or not?
Firmware Vulnerability Management
How to see the severity of a Firmware Vulnerability and the number of devices which have that vulnerability?
How to set a daily schedule to synchronize vulnerability data in NCM DB?
How to perform an advanced CVE search in NCM?
How to see the CVE details of vulnerabilities?
Syslog Blocked Hosts
How to unblock a syslog blocked host before the unblock time?
How to create a new Exclude Criteria?
How to create a new Block Exclude Criteria?
NCM Terminal Tool
How to add a Custom Terminal Device?
How to group multiple Custom Terminal Devices?
How to add a new Inventoried Device in terminal?
How to connect to a device using Terminal Tool?
How to export device configurations in bulk?
How to schedule device configuration export?
Third Party Syslog Server
How to configure third party syslog server(s) in NCM?
How to enable Password Manager Pro in Network Configuration Manager?
How to configure PMP server to be used with NCM?
How to Sync passwords from Password Manager?
How to check the list of devices which are getting updated by PMP?
Help Desk Management
How to configure ServiceDesk Plus in NCM?
Syslocation and Description
How to update Syslocation and description?
How to approve/reject an upload request?
How to create a Change Notification?
How to delete a notification?
How to Enable/Disable notification?
How to Associate/Disassociate devices to a Notification?
How to create a Custom Compliance Policy?
How to create a new Compliance Rule Group?
How to create a new Compliance Rule?
How to associate/disassociate a rule group from a policy?
How to associate/disassociate a device from a policy?
How to associate/disassociate a rule from a rule group?
How to export the Compliance data in a PDF report?
How to schedule a periodic Compliance Check?
How to choose the required criteria while creating a rule?
How to create a device group?
How to modify a device group?
How to generate a report for a particular device group?
How to create a schedule for a device group?
How to generate a report?
How to schedule a report?
How to create a custom report?
How to create an advanced report with dynamic conditions?
How to modify the criteria pattern in advanced report?
How to create an advanced report with device filters?
How to create an advanced report with device group filters?
How to make an advanced report visible to all users?
How to export the advanced report as PDF/CSV/XLS?
How to delete the advanced report?
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