Auto Discovery of IP based devices on Nodegrid
On the Nodegrid, you have the ability to scan your network add any IP based devices so that theses can be managed through the Nodegrid access portal.
To enable access for managed IP devices, you will need an access license , Login as admin in WebUI, go to,
- System > License > add <Add Access License>
- Under> Security > Services > Enable Autodiscovery
- Under > Managed Devices > add a managed device object (ip_default) with type = device console, this is used as a template give it (any ip address) and enable <Host Name Detection>. Created object does not need to be enabled
- Under > Managed Devices > Auto Discovery > Network Scan > Add a Scan ID object <net_scan> and assign the desired IP range of devices to be scanned on your network. This will be mapped to the previously created IP object <ip_default>
Ensure Enable Scanning, Port Scan and Ping boxes are checked.
Under > Managed Devices > Auto Discovery > Discovery Rules > Add a new rule call it <scan_mgmt>, ensure network scan box and previously created <net_scan> id object are checked. The action should be Clone (Mode: On-Demand) and clone from <ip_default> and save.
It is critical that you point to a DNS to be configured on ETH0 interface. This will populate the host names, otherwise only IP addresses will show up.
Under > Network > Connections > ETH0 > Ensure that DNS <192.168.10.227> is configured.
Under > Managed Devices > Auto Discovery > Discover Now> click on <net_scan> object and run Disover Now
Under > Managed Devices > Auto Discovery > Discovery Logs> Notice IP devices are being populated
Under > Notice IP devices & host names being populated and now can be managed.