Clone a Device Role

When creating custom device roles, browse and begin with a Default device role that you can learn from and modify.

In most cases you will want to re-use the following from the default role that you clone:

Example: Create a custom UPS sub role

WhatsUp Gold Provides a role for discovering and monitoring APC brand UPS devices. This example uses this role as a starting point for discovering and monitoring other UPS brands.

  1. Open Roles / Sub Roles Library, Select the UPS sub role, and click 'copy' .

    WhatsUp Gold adds a new sub role to the library named Copy of UPS.

  2. Select the sub role you created, click 'edit' , and add a new name. For example:

  3. Next, edit sub role's scan rules and monitor list.

See Also

Create a Custom Device Role

Refine Scan Rules

Check Logic Between Rule Groups