change ip address in netsight

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Hi,

I just changed a few devices management ip address. Now Netsight can't reach them as expected. So how can I tell NMS to use new ip addresses to reach the devices? I can't seems to find it in Onview. I don't want to delete and add them with new ip addresses.

Thanks.
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Rahman Duran

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Mike Thomas, Employee - GTAC - NMS

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You will need to delete the current entities and add them back in with new IP. Select Device->Add Device and use the same credentials as before.

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Hi Mike,

Is there any technical reason for this? Because by deleting and re adding, I loose all collected historical datas for the devices.
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I guessing the netsight database is indexed by ip address.  It would be great to be able to change the IP address.  Many times I will configure a switch at my desk and use Netsight to push the firmware and do initial testing.  I have to delete the temporary address from netsight and  discover the new one after it is deployed .    Just extra work in my mind. 
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Hi, 

is there any update on updating IP Addresses in NetSight rather then re-adding devices?

I agree with Curtis Parish that this is an extra step and doesn't really go well with Staging Processes.