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Create a device template in NCM

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Melanie Boyd on Apr 11, 2018

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Use either of the following methods to create or edit device templates in SolarWinds NCM:

  • Use the interactive wizard to guide you through the options
  • Use the XML editor

Before you start

See the following topics to help you gather the information you will need and to understand commands and variables:

Create a device template using the interactive wizard

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Node & Group Management, click Manage Device Templates.
  3. Click Add New > Using Interactive Wizard.
  4. Use the Level and Group By lists to organize the node list.
  5. Select a node, and click Next. NCM pulls the OID value from the properties of the node you select.
  6. Choose the scope of operation for this device template, and click Next.
  7. Verify and adjust Connection Profile and Device Template settings.
  8. Click Test, and click Next.
  9. Verify and adjust Download Command and Config Types settings.
  10. Set the config type to use in the download test, and click Perform Download Test.
  11. Click Next.
  12. Enter and adjust the Device Template and Assign Device Template settings, and click Finish.

Create a device template with the XML editor

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Node & Group Management, click Manage Device Templates.
  3. Click Add New > Using XML Editor.
  4. Add information to the template, and modify the XML according to your device.
  5. Click Save.

 

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