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

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Article ID: 211463

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Products

CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

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?

Cause

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

Environment

All supported DX NetOps Performance Management

Resolution

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.