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Adding MAC-based addresses to devices

Assets detected by device detection appear in the Device Inventory widget. You can manage policies around devices by adding a new device object (MAC-based address) to a device. Once you add the MAC-based address, the device can be used in address groups or directly in policies.

To add a MAC-based address to a device:
  1. Go to Dashboard > Users & Devices.
  2. Hover over the Device Inventory widget, and click Expand to Full Screen. The Device Inventory pane appears.
  3. Right-click a device, and select Create Firewall Address > MAC Address.

  4. (Optional) In the Name field, give the device a descriptive name.
    Tooltip

    Use the Name field to assign a descriptive name to a device so it is easier to find in the Device column. After you finish configuring the device, refresh the page to see the new name in the dashboard.

  5. In the New Address pane, enter an address name.

  6. Click OK. The MAC address icon is now displayed in the Address column for the device.

Adding MAC-based addresses to devices

Assets detected by device detection appear in the Device Inventory widget. You can manage policies around devices by adding a new device object (MAC-based address) to a device. Once you add the MAC-based address, the device can be used in address groups or directly in policies.

To add a MAC-based address to a device:
  1. Go to Dashboard > Users & Devices.
  2. Hover over the Device Inventory widget, and click Expand to Full Screen. The Device Inventory pane appears.
  3. Right-click a device, and select Create Firewall Address > MAC Address.

  4. (Optional) In the Name field, give the device a descriptive name.
    Tooltip

    Use the Name field to assign a descriptive name to a device so it is easier to find in the Device column. After you finish configuring the device, refresh the page to see the new name in the dashboard.

  5. In the New Address pane, enter an address name.

  6. Click OK. The MAC address icon is now displayed in the Address column for the device.