Creating Dynamic CMDB Group Policies
This setting allows you to write rules to put devices in CMDB Device Group and Business Service Groups of your choice. When a device is discovered, the policies defined here are applied and the device is assigned to the group(s) defined in the matching policies.
To create a new CMDB Group Policy
- Go to Admin > General Settings > Discovery > CMDB Group
- Click Add
- For matching conditions – enter the following information
- Organization – the organization which this rule applies to
- Vendor – the matching device vendor – select from the list
- Model – the matching device model – select from the list
- Host Name – matching device host name via regular expression match
- IP Range – matching device access IP – format is single IP, IP range, CIDR
- For Actions (Add To) – enter the following information
- Groups – specify the groups which the matching devices will be added to
- Biz Services – specify the business services which the matching devices will be added to
To apply one or more CMDB Group policies,
- Select one or more policies and click Apply or Click Apply All to apply all policies.
- Once a policy is saved, then next discovery will apply these policies. That means, discovered devices will belong to the groups and business services defined in the policies.
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