Configuring Static Host Mapping (NSM Procedure)

You can map a hostname to one or more IP addresses and aliases, and you can configure an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) system identifier (system ID).

To configure static host mapping:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab. Then double-click the device for which you want to configure static host mapping.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Static Host Mapping.
  4. Click the plus sign (+) to add static host mapping.
  5. Add or modify settings as specified in the Table 193.
  6. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the static host mapping settings.

Table 193: Static Host Mapping Configuration Details



Your Action


Specifies the fully qualified name of the system.

Enter the name of the system.


Supplies a descriptive comment of the system.

(Optional) Enter a comment.


Specifies the ISO system ID. This is the 6-byte portion of the Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) network service access point (NSAP).

Enter the system identifier address.

Note: We recommend to use the host’s IP address represented in binary-coded decimal (BCD) format.

static-host-mapping > Alias/Inet/Inet6


Specifies the hostname information.

Click + to enter any one of the following:

  • Alias—Specifies the alias for the hostname.
  • Inet—Specifies one or more IP addresses for the host.
  • Inet6—Specifies the 6 byte IP address for the host.

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