• Cisco ASA and NCM 7.8

    We recently upgraded to NCM 7.8 and since then , the config download of ASA devices is not working.   Strangely, 3-4 devices are working as expected and the remaining ASA devices are not backing up,
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  • NCM Report - NCM Nodes not backed up

    Hi guys,   I am trying to create an NCM report that lists information regarding backup status of NCM nodes. I don't seem to be having any luck in creating this. Has anybody been able to create one such report w...
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  • ERROR: Connection Refused for Nexus Switch

    Hi there,               I created a job in NCM to run command on cisco nexus switches, but I keep receiving error message. I have no problem to setup exact ...
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  • Just upgraded to 2019.4, now NCM on APE's no longer works

    Since upgrading everything to 2019.4, NCM on the APE's no longer works. I can't download any config and subsequently RTCD no longer works. It still works fine on nodes that are on the main poller.   Before I log...
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  • Troubleshooting NCM performance for jobs /devices downloading configs failure

    This post will help you to troubleshoot most common issues with the NCM Jobs / Download Device configuration / Common Errors while downloading the Configuration / Running NCM jobs checking the NCM logs. Please follow...
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  • Cisco ASA Download Config Command within Device Template

    Hello All,   I've been trying to set up automatic backups using the Solarwinds NCM web interface on a few of my client's ASA devices. When attempting to alter the Device Template on the Transfer Status page, I a...
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  • List of supported NCM devices

    NCM will work with any device that has a CLI interface where the commands are ran that is on the device template.   You will not be able to use NCM if the device only has GUI as there is no device template that...
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  • NCM nodes failing downloading Error message: connectivity issues, discarding configuration / "show running" on a Cisco switch ( % Invalid input detected at '^' marker. )

    I have nodes failing downloading config files with Error / Error message: connectivity issues, discarding configuration /  "show running" on a Cisco switch ( % Invalid input detected at '^' marker. ) ? Please fol...
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  • NCM troubleshooting landing page

    Hello everyone .   Welcome to the NCM Troubleshooting Landing Page in this post i have tried to address most common issues related to the NCM Module . If you think something is missing / need to add please feel...
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  • NCM policy rule creation for specific interfaces

    What I am looking to do is write a rule that checks three interfaces and looks for the shutdown command on those interfaces.   I wrote it like this initially   Must contain find string   Interfac...
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  • NCM Scripting - Scan through multiple Router Interfaces for IP Helper addresses and add additional IP Helper

    Hi,   Not great in Scripting so I was hoping I could get some assistance - Looking to create an NCM Cisco script to loop through Router config in CLI and identify interfaces with IP Helper address. Once identifi...
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  • Can I bulk query & copy switch  model number to a custom property to facilitate config deployment

    Looking for a way to copy a switch  model number (eg WS-C3650-48PS) to a custom property field so that we can push configs out to specific models of switches.   Cant believe their isnt a way to do this alre...
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  • Interface configurations?

    I have seen a few questions, but nothing that seems to be a definitive answer, to the question of how to handle bulk changes of interface configurations.   I have what should be a fairly simple task.  Add t...
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  • How do you SSH to your devices?

    When SSHing to devices, do you prefer Credentials-based authentication or Certificate-based authentication?
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  • SolarWinds Lackluster Support

    Anyone else have some just terrible support experiences with SolarWinds or am I the only one?  Rarely do I actually get an answer to my question or it takes a good week or two to get an answer.   Today ...
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  • Network Configuration Manager (NCM) 2019.4 is now Generally Available!

    It is with great pleasure that we introduce the new release of Network Configuration Manager, 2019.4! This time around we have further enhanced the existing NCM framework to specifically improve vendor support for fir...
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  • Download Bulk Config Files

    Hello Everyone - I am trying to figure out how to pull down all of my config files in text format to my local computer.  I am banging my head trying to figure this out and any help would be greatly appreciated!&#...
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  • NCM troubleshooting downloading F5 devices configuration

    Problem downloading F5 devices configuration ?   Please use build-in NCM device template for F5 devices.   It is called “F5 Big IP”. Before use it you  need to do some pre-configuration on d...
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  • NCM few nodes failing downloading config files (Connection Refused ) / (Connection TimeOut) Error

    I have few nodes failing downloading config files (Connection Refused ) / (Connection TimeOut) Error what should i check?   Please see this post as well VIEW LIVE NCM logs NCM Connection profile test Compare S...
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  • VIEW LIVE NCM logs NCM Connection profile test Compare Success and Failure and troubleshot understanding the reason of Failure

    This article will guide you to view and track any Error within NCM Session Trace if you have any Failure and Success using Kiwi Log Viewer. You can easily determine / Compare Success and Failure and troubleshot unde...
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