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About the Pathfinder Collections Page

You can view or delete collections that are imported from Pathfinder in the Pathfinder Collections (Network Models > Pathfinder Collections) page. You can import a new network using from the selected collection.

To import a collection from Pathfinder, you must add and run a Device Collection task to collect configuration data for all or selected devices in your network. For more information, see Add a Device Collection Task in Paragon Automation User Guide. After this task completes, the collection is listed in Pathfinder Collections page. You can then import the collection to build a network model.

Note:

Ensure that you select the Store Collection to Planner field while creating the network archive task.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Import a collection. For more information, see Import Network from Collection.
  • Group By—Select Task from the list to group collections based on the device collection task associated with it or select None (default).
  • From the More list, you can view details about existing collections—Click the Details icon when you hover over the collection name or select More > Detail. The Collection Details pane appears on the right displaying information about devices associated with the collection (IP address, Management IP address, and Hostname) and general collection details.
  • Delete a collection—Select the collection and click the Delete (trashcan) icon. On the confirmation message, click Yes. The collection is deleted and is removed from the Pathfinder Collections page.
  • Show/Hide Columns—Choose to show or hide a specific column in the table.

    Hover over the More Options (vertical ellipsis) > Show/Hide Columns and select the Column-Name check box of the columns you want to display in the table.

  • Reset Preference—Reset the displayed columns to the default set of columns for each tab in the table.

    Hover over the More Options (vertical ellipsis) and select Reset Preference.

  • Sort Entries—Click the column name to highlight the up and down arrows next to the column name, to sort the table entries in ascending or descending order.