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Zenoss Core 3.x Network and System Monitoring by Michael Badger

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Device administration

In this section, we'll take a look at some basic device administration tasks, including: rename a device, delete a device, reset the IP address, and lock the device's configuration.

Locking or unlocking a device

Zenoss Core automatically polls the devices in our inventory and remodels the devices when it finds changes. To prevent changes to the device properties, we can lock the configuration, and we can also lock the device from being deleted from the inventory.

To change the lock status of a device:

  1. From the Device Overview page, select Lock from the Actions menu.
  2. Select from these choices, as shown in the following screenshot:
    • Lock from updates
    • Lock from deletion
    • Send event when actions are blocked
  3. The device status page displays ...

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