About Device Properties - General
The General section of the Device Properties dialog provides, and lets you modify, basic information for the selected device.
- . An identifying name for the current device. This name is populated during discovery, but can be changed by the user at any time. Changing the name will not change how the device is polled, only how it is displayed in WhatsUp Gold.
- . This should be the official network name of the device if the polling method is ICMP. The network name must be a name that can be resolved to an IP address. If the polling method is NetBIOS or IPX, this must be the NetBIOS or IPX name.
- . Enter an IP or IPX address.
- . Select the appropriate device type from the menu. The icon displayed will represent the device in all views.