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Locating a Device and Viewing Device Properties Using Network Director Mobile

 

You can locate a device and view its properties by searching or by browsing.

To locate a device and view its properties:

  1. Select the Devices button at the bottom of the page to open Devices mode.
  2. To locate the device by searching:
    1. Enter search text in the search box (it contains the text Hostname or IP until you enter text).
    2. Select the search button.
    3. Locate the device in the list of search results.
    4. For information about the device properties shown, see Table 1.
  3. To locate the device by browsing:
    1. Select the device type (Switches).
    2. If you selected Switches, select the device family from the list, then locate the device in the list of devices that opens.
    3. For information about the device properties shown, see Table 1.

Table 1: Device Properties Shown in Network Director Mobile Inventory

Field

Description

Hostname

Configured name of the device.

Device Family

Device family of the device. For example, MSS, EX, or WLC. Shown only on inventory pages created by searching.

Platform

Model number of the device. Shown only on inventory pages created by searching.

Model

Type of the device. Shown only on inventory pages that you browse to, not on search results pages.

Mgmnt IP

IP Address of the device.

Mgmnt Status

Displays whether the device is directly manageable or not.

Connection Status

Connection status of the device in Network Director:

  • UP–Device is connected to Network Director.

  • DOWN–Device is not connected to Network Director.

  • N/A–Device connection status is not available.

Serial Number

Serial number on device chassis.