How to force robot to use a specific IP Address

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Article ID: 107462

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Products

DX Infrastructure Management NIMSOFT PROBES

Issue/Introduction

By default UIM robot will use for communication the first IP address that Operating System returns to it, on devices with multiple IP Address this could not match with user requirements,  to cover these cases robot allow to set it manually through robot configuration.

Environment

UIM Robot - all versions

Resolution

  • Open Infrastructure Management
  • Localize the device with inconvenience 
  • Open Controller configure of the device 
  • Select Setup 
  • Select IP tab
  • Under Robot IP-address section ,  specify the desired IP to use under Set specific address(es) field
  • Click Apply and restart the robot 


 

Additional Information

The following raw configure keys can be used in robot.cfg to force the robot to explicitly listen ONLY on the defined address above:

strict_ip_binding=yes
local_ip_validation=no