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Introduction

As at 1.12.6 we have introduced the concept of Networks. The Blessed Subnets feature uses the data available in Networks.

How Does it Work?

As we run Discoveries and collect device results we populate the list of networks. The blessed Subnets feature uses this list of networks to only accept data from devices on those networks.

Creating a Network

To make another network go to menu -> Admin -> Networks -> Create Network. Provide a name and an optional description.

IMPORTANT - The network name should be a slash subnet addrress like 192.168.1.0/24. No spaces between the slash and numbers. It should be a valid subnet address. This string is what is tested against when using Blessed Subnets.

View Network Details

Go to menu -> Admin -> Networks -> List Networks.

You will see a list of available networks. You can view a network by clicking on the it's ID (in green). You can also edit or delete the network.

You will also see a list of the devices in that particular network.

Networks are stored in the database in the "networks" table. A typical entry will look as below. 

         id: 5
       name: 192.168.1.0/24
description: 
  edited_by: auto-generated by process_component
edited_date: 2016-07-29 13:51:03

API / Web Access?

You can access the /networks collection using the normal Open-AudIT JSON based API. Just like any other collection. Please see the API documentation for further details.

API Routes

Request Method
ID
Action
Resulting Function
URL Example
Notes
Example Response
GETn collection/networksReturns a list of networks.networks_collection.json
GETy read/networks/{id}Returns a network's details.networks_read.json
PATCHy update/networks/{id}Update an attribute of a networks entry.networks_patch.json
POSTn create/networksInsert a new networks entry.networks_create.json
DELETEy delete/networks/{id}Delete a networks entry.networks_delete.json

Web Application Routes

Request Method
ID
Action
Resulting Function
URL Example
Notes
GETncreatecreate_form/networks/createDisplays a standard web form for submission to POST /networks.
GETyupdateupdate_form/networks/{id}/updateShow the networks details with the option to update attributes using PATCH to /networks/{id}

 

 

 

 

 

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