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Administration Guide

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Hosts, adapters, and applications

Hosts are devices that require network services and can be associated with a user, such as a PC or a gaming device. Adapters are the network interfaces on these devices. There are other types of hosts not associated with users, such as IP phones or printers. The hosts, adapters, and users views provide an individual menu option for each, but uses a shared search capability to simplify management of hosts, adapters and their associated users on your network. Regardless of the menu item selected and displayed, the navigation and search or filter options are the same.

Applications that are contained on a host are scanned when the host is connected to the network, and appear in the applications view. The list of applications is continuously updated as hosts are scanned.

The quick search field at the top of the Host View and Adapter View windows allows you to search based on an IP address, MAC address, user ID, User First and Last Name or host name. Wild card searches, such as 192.168.10.1* can be used. The drop-down arrow at the end of the Search field allows you to set up a filter and use it once or save it for future use. See Search and filter options for additional information.

The mouse-over feature displays a pop-up window or tool tip when you place the mouse over any icon in the Status column. This tool tip contains detailed data about the user, host or adapter.

Add or remove columns from the table by clicking Configuration and selecting your options from Settings. Settings also controls the data included on in tool tips displayed when you hover over any icon on the left side of the view.

Hosts, adapters, and applications

Hosts are devices that require network services and can be associated with a user, such as a PC or a gaming device. Adapters are the network interfaces on these devices. There are other types of hosts not associated with users, such as IP phones or printers. The hosts, adapters, and users views provide an individual menu option for each, but uses a shared search capability to simplify management of hosts, adapters and their associated users on your network. Regardless of the menu item selected and displayed, the navigation and search or filter options are the same.

Applications that are contained on a host are scanned when the host is connected to the network, and appear in the applications view. The list of applications is continuously updated as hosts are scanned.

The quick search field at the top of the Host View and Adapter View windows allows you to search based on an IP address, MAC address, user ID, User First and Last Name or host name. Wild card searches, such as 192.168.10.1* can be used. The drop-down arrow at the end of the Search field allows you to set up a filter and use it once or save it for future use. See Search and filter options for additional information.

The mouse-over feature displays a pop-up window or tool tip when you place the mouse over any icon in the Status column. This tool tip contains detailed data about the user, host or adapter.

Add or remove columns from the table by clicking Configuration and selecting your options from Settings. Settings also controls the data included on in tool tips displayed when you hover over any icon on the left side of the view.