A NetBotz Appliance appears in the Device View as an expandable listing. When expanded, each device it monitors is listed under the main NetBotz Appliance listing, including an entry that reports the network status of the appliance itself.
- The hostname or IP address of the NetBotz Appliance is reported in the Parent Device column for the NetBotz Appliance, and for each associated device.
- You can select the right-click View Device Sensors for the main (expandable) listing for a NetBotz Appliance in the Device View (or for a NetBotz Appliance icon in the Map View), to access information about all sensors for the NetBotz Appliance and any devices that it monitors.
- You can double-click the main NetBotz Appliance entry, or from any of its associated devices, to launch to the appliance's web interface (or highlight the appliance in the Device View or Map View and select the right-click Launch to Device option).
You can right-click a main NetBotz Appliance entry to connect to that device using Advanced View (right-click Launch Advanced View option)Note: This option must be enabled in File > Client Preferences > Advanced View Settings. If the NetBotz Appliance is on the Data Center Expert server's private network, SOCKS Proxy must be enabled in System > Server Administration Settings>Server Access > Socks Proxy, and you must be a Data Center Expert Administrator, or a user with the Data Center Expert Proxy role assigned.
You can right-click a main NetBotz Appliance entry, or any of its Rack Access 170 devices, to lock or unlock rack doors using the Rack Access Control option.
Note: The Rack Access Control option is available only when a Rack Access Pod 170 is connected to the selected NetBotz Appliance.
- You can move copies of any associated device, including the device that represents the appliance, to any other device group; a copy of that device remains associated with the main NetBotz Appliance listing.