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Setting up a DB.UpdateDevice.Text field activity

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Caroline Juszczak on Oct 02, 2017

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Activity tab:

Create a new Activity and select DB.UpdateDevice.Text field as the Activity Type:


Time tab:

If you wish to run the Activity at a scheduled time set it here.


Devices tab:

Select the devices that you want this activity applied to by checking the tick box next to each device in the grid.


E-mail tab:

Set preferences for reporting on this Activity.


Options tab:


Database Field: (x4) tick boxes activate database field dropdown box and corresponding database value text field. This allows you to select an item from the device details you wish to update in the database.


Info\Port refers to the 'Port:' field on the Device info tab of the Device Information/setup form.

Username\Password* refers to the 'Username:' field on the Passwords tab of the Device Information/setup form


New database value: (activated by the above) allows you to enter the value you wish to change the selected database item to.


Stop on error: tick box. Should an error be encountered at any stage of the processing the activity will quit the job and return control to CatTools.


Note: the Username\Passworddatabase field in the activity will update the AAA Username field in the CatTools database.

The AAA Username database field corresponds to the 'Username:' field on the Passwords tab of the Device information/setup form.

This field can be used to store AAA/TACAC/RADIUS/Local authentication or SSH usernames.

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