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How to see a stack devices on Netsight Console.


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We have a problem with devices Enterasys C5 on Stack. We would like to see every device C5 on Stack with Inventory Manager.
Now Inventory Mngr only show every Stack like a unique device, but we need to see all devices on Stack.
Any Idea?

Thanks for all.

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Userlevel 7
Don't use a stacking cable, instead connect the switches via a trunk.
In that case every chassis could have his own IP and could be seen as a separate device in Netsight.
Userlevel 1
Yes I know. But we prefer stack cable.

Thanks
The point of stacking is to make multiple units look and manage like one. What is it you're trying to accomplish? Perhaps there is another way to get what you're looking for.
If you view the custom attributes of a device you can see all the switches in a stack. They even have an asset tag field, but I haven't worked out how to edit it yet.
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Viewing the Custom Attributes would be the best way to see the information from the additional stack members. You can set the asset tag field for the stack 'entity' itself, but you cannot assign it for the individual members of the stack. To set this select the General tab and fill in the Asset Tag field. Click the Save button. You will get a failure to write to device error (this would work for an N/S/K). For the stacks this will be stored in NetSight and is not written to the switch. You will also not see the asset tag in Custom Attributes as we read the following OID from the switch to populate that field: entPhysicalAssetID=1.3.6.1.2.1.47.1.1.1.1.15
Bob Maheu wrote:

Viewing the Custom Attributes would be the best way to see the information from the additional stack members. You can set the asset tag field for the stack 'entity' itself, but you cannot assign it for the individual members of the stack. To set this select the General tab and fill in the Asset Tag field. Click the Save button. You will get a failure to write to device error (this would work for an N/S/K). For the stacks this will be stored in NetSight and is not written to the switch. You will also not see the asset tag in Custom Attributes as we read the following OID from the switch to populate that field: entPhysicalAssetID=1.3.6.1.2.1.47.1.1.1.1.15

Ahh, and the equivalent config command is "set physical assetid". So I guess my feature request is to support this on stackables.
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Ok, thanks a lot, We'll have to try it.
Now we are out of office.

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