Attributes are aliases used to help with identification of network infrastructure and users. Assigning an attribute category to a MAC address, user, IP, device or interface allows different user groups easily tag and identify your network infrastructure. For example, a network engineer may prefer to alias a device with a name or category appropriate to their view of your network. The security team may prefer a different categorisation.
The categories are:
The aim is to facilitate rapid identification of network infrastructure and user groups.
If you want to add a new device attribute:
Click Configuration > Attributes
Click +, Add.
Enter the new attribute name and category type and then Save .