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Create a device command template

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Created by George Clavo, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

NCM does not have default templates for some types of devices. This article describes how to create a device command template if it does not exists.

 

Note:

  • In NCM 7.4 device templates are stored in the database
  • In NCM 7.4 device templates are created and modified from the Orion Web Console.

Environment

  • ​NCM 7.4 and later

Steps

Requirements:

  • Device vendor
  • Machine type
  • System OID (sysObjectID / 1.3.6.1.2.1.1.2.0)

 

 

The following steps describe how to create a template to download the running config from an F5 LTM device using the system OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.3375.2.1 as an example.

Note: This instruction is not applicable to .UCS files.

 

  1. Open the Orion Webconsole
  2. Go to Settings > NCM Settings > Device Templates.

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  3. Click Add New and choose Using XML Editor.
    Note: This is to issue the command to download a config via Telnet or SSH.
     

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  4. You will get a template with all the command names.
  5. Provide the values you need and there is no need to remove any lines.
     

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  6. Click Save
  7. You will now see the template in the list.
     

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