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Device Management

 

In JSA Risk Manager, use the Configuration Monitor to add or delete network devices, and to back up device configurations.

Adding a Device

You can add individual network devices and adapters using Configuration Monitor.

  1. Click the Risks tab.
  2. On the navigation menu, click Configuration Monitor.
  3. On the toolbar, click Add Device. Alternatively, access the Actions menu, click Device Management > Add Device.
  4. Configure values for the following parameters:

    Option

    Description

    IP Address

    Type the management IP address of the device.

    Adapter

    Select the adapter you want to assign to this device.

    Back up now

    Retrieves device information from adapters and adds the device to the backup job. Includes the device in the topology.

  5. Click OK.

Backing up a Device

The process of backing up a device to obtain a device configuration can be completed for a single device in the device list, or you can back up all devices at one time. After you configure credential sets and address sets to access network devices, you must back up your devices to download the device configuration so that the device information is included in the topology.

  1. Click the Risks tab.
  2. On the navigation menu, click Configuration Monitor.
  3. Select the device that you want to back up.
  4. On the toolbar, click Backup Device to back up the selected device. Alternatively, go to the Actions menu click Device Management > Backup Device. To select multiple devices, hold down the CTRL key and select all necessary devices.
  5. To obtain the configuration for all devices, click Backup All in the navigation pane. Alternatively, go to the Actions menu and then click Device Management > Backup All Devices.
  6. Click Yes.
  7. If necessary, click View Error to view the details of an error. After correcting the error, click Backup All in the navigation pane.

Deleting a Device

You can delete individual or multiple devices from JSA Risk Manager to clean up the view in the Device List. The deleted device is removed from the Configuration Monitor, Configuration Source Management, and the topology.

  1. Click the Risks tab.
  2. On the navigation menu, click Configuration Monitor.
  3. Go to the Actions menu, and click Device Management to delete a single or multiple devices.
    • To delete one device, select the device and click Delete Device.

    • To delete multiple devices, hold down the CTRL key and select all necessary devices. Click Delete Device.

    • To delete all devices in the Device List, click Delete All Devices.

  4. Click Yes.

The process to remove the device from the topology might take several minutes.