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Are there any future plans to add a "notes" field to sensors or devices, for noted or addresses? If a device goes down, it would be helpful to mouse over a device, see the name, IP address, and a physical address for the location.

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Created on Dec 27, 2010 1:31:43 PM by  mgross (0) 1



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Hello,

the IP-Address/Hostname is already displayed, so is the physical address if you use the Geo-Maps. For the rest we recommend to use the 'Comments'-Tab.

Best Regards.

Created on Dec 27, 2010 2:11:55 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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Comments Tab not very useful in a NOC environment. NOC users would rather be able to mouse over, see device name, IP address, and physical address in the alerts page or dshboard - rather than having to drill down into device for info.

Created on Dec 27, 2010 2:24:15 PM by  mgross (0) 1



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If you hover the mouse over a device you can already see the devicename and DNS name (or IP address) in the popup window.

Created on Dec 27, 2010 2:31:05 PM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (10,869) 3 4



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True, hostname and IP address are currently available. a comments field would be useful. Hopefully a future option.

Created on Dec 27, 2010 2:32:39 PM by  mgross (0) 1



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