Assigning friendly names

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George

Assigning friendly names   21 October 2019, 10:11

Hi, your NetScanner used to allow the assignment of friendly names, however, that feature is no longer working. When I right click on a device, the Assign Friendly Name choice is shaded light gray, meaning, this choice cannot be made. Why is this no longer working?
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Ann

Re: Assigning friendly names   21 October 2019, 10:22

Please check the columns selected for "Identify by" in Options - Friendly Names (see below). Most likely you simply need to select some columns there, so the NetScanner knows which columns serve as the key for assigning friendly names.

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George

Re: Assigning friendly names   21 October 2019, 10:41

Thanks!! I did exactly what you suggested and it works great now.

Have a great weekend and Go Giants! laugh

Best regards,
George

Re: Assigning friendly names   13 April 2020, 15:30

I don't see Friendly Host Names in Options in version 7.2.7. When I right-click on a device Assign Friendly Name is greyed out.

Is there a way I can assign a host name to a host name that is blank? Maybe with a file?

Thank you
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Re: Assigning friendly names   13 April 2020, 16:02

The setting you are looking for is Friendly Names/Comments under Options in the main menu, as shown below. Once you have enabled it and selected the columns for identification, you will be able to assign friendly names.

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