Submit a ticketCall us

WebinarUpcoming Webinar: Know What’s Changed – with NEW Server Configuration Monitor

Change management in IT is critical. But, even with a good change management process, changes are too often not correctly tracked, if at all. The configuration of your servers and applications is a key factor in their performance, availability, and security. Many incidents can be tracked back to an authorized (and sometimes unauthorized) configuration change, whether to a system file, configuration file, or Windows® Registry entry. Join SolarWinds VP of product management Brandon Shopp to discover how the new SolarWinds® Server Configuration Monitor is designed to help you.

Register now.

Home > Success Center > Network Performance Monitor (NPM) > Node and interface names no longer update

Node and interface names no longer update

Created by Kevin Sperrazza, last modified by Rodim Suarez_ret on Mar 10, 2017

Views: 291 Votes: 0 Revisions: 4

Updated March 10, 2017

Overview

Node or Interface names no longer updating when they are updated on the node itself.    

Environment

NPM 11.X        

Cause 

When the name of an object is manually changed in Orion, the system sticks with that name because it believes that is what the user always wants it to be called no it will no longer be updated dynamically.

Resolution

  1. Edit the node or interface in manage nodes.
  2. Blank out the name field and hit submit.
  3. In about a minute it will repopulate with the newest polled name from the device that we have stored in the database.

 

Alternatively, if you need to do this en masse you can run a query against either the Interfaces table or the Nodesdata table to blank out the caption field. It will take longer for the name to repopulate but it will eventually grab the new name we have for the device.

 

 

Last modified

Tags

Classifications

Public