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Manage NCM nodes

Overview

This article provides steps on how to add, adjust or edit NCM nodes. 

Environment

All NCM versions

Steps

Note: Removing a node from NCM would remove all data associated with the node, including configurations and inventory.

To add group of nodes to NCM

  1. Open the NCM Web Console. 
  2. Go to Settings > Nodes > Manage Nodes. 
  3. Select a desired grouping in the left pane, or select No Grouping. 
  4. Click More Actions > Add Nodes to NCM. 

 

To adjust the NCM status of a specific node

  1. Open the NCM Web Console. 
  2. Select a desired grouping in the left pane, or select No Grouping. 
  3. Select the node, and then click Edit Properties.
  4. Select the node under Search Nodes, and then click Manage Node. 
  5. Scroll down to the  property Manage node(s) with NCM.
    1. Select No if you do not want the node managed with NCM. It can be added to NCM later through discovery.
    2. Select Never if you never want the node managed by NCM. It will never be added to NCM through discovery.
    3. Select Yes if you want to manage the node with NCM. The NCM Properties are listed with their current values. 
  6. Adjust any values as needed and then click Submit.

 

Note: View the NCM-Licensed column to review the node status.

 

To edit the properties of an NCM node

  1. Open the NCM Web Console. 
  2. Select a group from the left pane, or select No Grouping. 
  3. Select a node, and then click Edit Properties. 
  4. Scroll down to the property Manage node (s) with NCM. 
    1. Select No if you do not want the node managed with NCM. It can be added to NCM later through discovery.
    2. Select Never if you never want the node managed by NCM. It will never be added to NCM through discovery.
    3. Select Yes if you want to manage the node with NCM. The NCM Properties are listed with their current values.
  5. Adjust other values as needed, and then click Submit.
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