Device name post discovery using System Name instead of Host Name in DX NetOps Performance Management


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CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration DX NetOps


We added new devices however they discovered showing the device name using the System Name instead of Host Name.

Device discovered with wrong name.

Device discovered with IP address as name.

How to change device name from IP Address to Host Name?

How to change device name from System Name to Host Name?


Discovery Profile in use has Naming Order on the Advanced tab set incorrectly.


All supported DX NetOps Performance Management


Open the Discovery Profile in use for these devices for editing.

Go to the Advanced tab.

Set the desired value for use as the device name as the first position in the Naming Order list.

Save the changes and re-run the Discovery Profile against the problem IP Addresses.