Is there a way to have NPM automaticaly put a device (like a switch) back into a managed state when a device comes back online?
I have a few switches at a remote location (Generator power only), and when they close down for the weekend, we Unmanage the devices. I would like NPM to start monitoring them when the switch starts reporting data onto the network, Syslog, SNMP Traps, or sFlow.
I am unsure whether that is possible or not. With it being a set schedule like that it seems you could just get by with a scheduled discovery of all the node IP addresses at that remote site. Also you can use the Unmanage Task Editor utility. Have you tried this?
I have tried those utilities, but thats through the backend, not the most friendly for my other Network Engineers. I was also thinking about switches that we deploy. We put them into maintenance, and It would be nice if they would automatically be managed when they come online.
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