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    Working with Node Assets

    On the Network Monitoring Assets page, you can view the node asset information, search for assets based on asset category, view all nodes with asset information, and modify the asset information for a node. Asset information includes the information about devices, such as device configuration category information, device identification information, device location, and so on.

    To access the Assets page:

    1. On the Junos Space Network Management Platform UI, select Network Monitoring > Assets.

      The Assets page, which is divided into the following sections, appears:

      • Search Asset Information—You can search for assets based on asset categories or view all nodes with asset information.
      • Assets with Asset Numbers—This table displays the nodes that contain the information about asset numbers. Click the node name link to view the details of the asset.
      • Assets Inventory—This table provides information about how to use assets in Network Monitoring.

    This topic has the following sections:

    Searching for and Viewing Nodes with Asset Information

    You can search for nodes based on asset categories or view all nodes that have asset information:

    • To search for nodes based on asset category:
      1. Select the category from the Assets in category list.
      2. Click the Search button.
        • If there are nodes that belong to the specified asset category, the subsequent page displays the asset link and the node link for each node:
          • Click the Asset Link link to view or modify the asset information for a node.

            In the subsequent page, you can view or modify the asset information. For details, refer to Viewing and Modifying Node Asset Information

          • Click the Node Link link to view information about the node.

            The subsequent page displays information about the node.

        • If the asset category that you specified does not match any node, the subsequent page displays a message indicating that no nodes have been found.
    • To view all nodes that have asset information, click the All nodes with asset info link.

      The subsequent page displays the asset link and the node link for each node with asset information.

      • Click the Asset Link link to view or modify the asset information for a node.

        In the subsequent page, you can view or modify the asset information. For details, refer to Viewing and Modifying Node Asset Information

      • Click the Node Link link to view information about the node.

        The subsequent page displays information about the node.

    Viewing and Modifying Node Asset Information

    On the asset modification page, you can view and modify asset information for a node. The asset information for the node (Asset Info of Node Node-ID) is displayed in the following tables:

    • SNMP Info—Displays system information for the node obtained by using the SNMP agent

      Note: You cannot modify the fields in this table

    • Configuration Categories—Displays different categories that you can use to group devices
    • Identification—Displays identifying information for the node such as model number, asset number, and so on
    • Location—Displays location information for the node
    • Vendor—Displays information about the vendor providing service for the node
    • Authentication—Displays authentication information for SSH, Telnet, and remote shell (rsh)
    • Hardware—Displays hardware information for the node
    • VMWare—Displays information related to VMware-based devices
    • Comments—Displays comments

    To modify the asset information:

    1. Click the field that you want to modify and make the changes.

      Note: Network Monitoring performs validation checks on some of the fields. Refer to the legend at the bottom of this page for an explanation of the color-coding.

    2. After you have modified the fields:
      • Click Save to save the changes.

        The modifications are saved and displayed on the same page.

      • Click Reset to discard the changes and revert to the last-saved information in the fields.

    Modified: 2017-09-13