BlueCat Configuration

A Asset Manager admin or superuser can configure connectivity between the Asset Manager Command Center and the BlueCat server to compare and share IP address management findings.

Here's how:

  1. Log in to Asset Manager as an admin or any user with superuser privileges.

  2. On the main menu, browse to Settings > Integrations > BlueCat.

  3. Complete the configuration form and click Submit.


    Field Description
    Polling Interval How often (in hours) Asset Manager should poll the BlueCat gateway
    Server Name The server name or IP address of the BlueCat gateway
    Username

    User account to the BlueCat gateway

    Password Password to the BlueCat gateway
    Retrieve Configurations Fetches network configurations from the gateway
    Add unmanaged devices with no network block defined
    • Select to create a new device in BlueCat Address Manager (BAM) even when there is not a container network address block for the device.
    • Clear to NOT create a device in BlueCat Address Manager (BAM) when a container block does not exist for the device.

    Option

    Behavior

    No zones are enabled

    No assets will be pushed to BAM

    One zone is enabled however, no configuration is selected under BlueCat Configuration Name

    User has to select a configuration in order to push assets to BAM. No assets will be pushed to BAM

    One zone and one configuration is selected

    Asset Manager would identify all ip addresses discovered under selected zone and add ip addresses under selected configuration

    Two zones and two configurations are selected Asset Manager would identify all ip addresses discovered under selected zones and add ip addresses under selected configuration for the ip address that don't exist in selected configuration for that zone
  4.  Enable the integration by toggling the Active control from red to blue.
    The message "Product configured properly" will display.

Install the BlueCat Plugin if you have not done so already. 

Review the results on the BlueCat Management dashboard.