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Changing the Location of a Device

 

The Change Location of Device task is an easy way to move a device address to another building, floor, or wiring closet location within the site. The Change Location of Device task is available whenever you select an assigned device in the Location or Logical views.

This topic describes:

How to Move a Device to a New Location

To move a device address to another location:

  1. Select a device in the network tree that is currently assigned to a building, floor, or closet.
  2. Click Change Location of Device to open the Change Location of Device page.
  3. Using the Location View, navigate the tree and select the new location for the device.
  4. Click OK to move the device assignment and to save the new configuration.

Changing the Location of a Device

The Change Location of Device page consists of two components: Selected Device Details and Location View. Use the Selected Device Details portion of the page to review information about the device and its current location. The fields in Selected Device Details page are described in Table 1.

Table 1: Contents of Selected Device Details

Field

Description

Device Name

Hostname

Device IP

Device Address

Device Family

Hardware family of products, for example, Junos-QFX.

Location

Gives the current location of the device in the format of site/building/floor/cabinet

Location View is a copy of the network tree for you to navigate and designate the new location for the device.