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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.

    If you are using the Comprehensive dashboard template, go to Dashboard > Device Inventory Monitor. See Changing the default dashboard template.

  2. Hover over the Device Inventory widget, and click Expand to Full Screen. The Device Inventory monitor opens.
  3. Click a device and then click Firewall Device 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 it in the Device column. After you finish configuring the device, refresh the page to see the new name in the dashboard.

  5. Click OK. The MAC address icon appears in the Address column next to the device name.

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.

    If you are using the Comprehensive dashboard template, go to Dashboard > Device Inventory Monitor. See Changing the default dashboard template.

  2. Hover over the Device Inventory widget, and click Expand to Full Screen. The Device Inventory monitor opens.
  3. Click a device and then click Firewall Device 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 it in the Device column. After you finish configuring the device, refresh the page to see the new name in the dashboard.

  5. Click OK. The MAC address icon appears in the Address column next to the device name.