How to have the System Names instead of IPs in SNMPCollector's Profile

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DX Infrastructure Management NIMSOFT PROBES

Issue/Introduction

How to have the System Names instead of IPs in SNMPCollector's Profile

Environment

Release:
Component: UIMSNC

Resolution

1. Disable the dns on the discovery_agent probe on the hub where you also installed the SNMPCollector probe

a) In IM, select the discovery_agent probe, Shift right-click and choose "Raw Configure"
b) Expand "setup" folder
c) Select "dns" sub-folder, select "active" Key and click on "Edit Key" button
d) Change from yes to no.
e) Click on OK button
f) Deactivate and activate the discovery_agent probe


2. In UMP/USM, click on Actions and select "Discovery Wizard"

3. The "Choose Discovery Agent" window will pop-up, select the hub where the SNMPcollector and discovery_agent probes are installed and click on "Launch Wizard" button.

4. Click on SNMP

5. Click on "New credentials" (in SNMP) 

6. Type the "Credential name" (in SNMP)

7. Select the "Version" and supply the "Community String" (in SNMP)

8. Click on Next button (in SNMP)

9. You will be placed in Scopes (or click on Scopes)

10. Click on "New range scope" (in Scopes)

11. Type the "Range scope name" (in Scopes)

12. Click on "Add multiples IPs" button (square with down arrow) (in Scopes)

13. The "Import IPs" window will pop-up, type or paste the list of IPs separated by CR (carriage return)

14. Click on OK button (in Scopes)

15. You will be placed in Schedule

16. Ensure the "Run discovery how" is selected and click on "Finish" button (in Schedule)

17. Wait until all added devices' IPs are discovered in UMP

18. Launch the Admin Console (AC) and go the the SNMPCollector probe and select "Configure"

19. On the left hand side, expand snmpcollector item

20. On "Discovery Filters" item, click on three button, and select "Query Discovery Server" item

21. Wait until all devices are populated under the "Profiles" item

22. Under "Profiles" item you shold see the device's System Name

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How to clean up the SNMPCollector local database - delete all itens under the Profiles

1. Deactivate the SNMPCollector probe
2. Navigate to the C:\Program Files (x86)\Nimsoft\probes\network\snmpcollector\ directory
3. Rename the SnmpCollector.mv.db file
4. Activate the SNMPCollector probe
5. Go to step 18