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Using Template Keys in Profiles
Template keys are listed in the Template Keys and Groups / Template Keys node in the structure tree. They can be moved to their own sub-folders.
Static template keys are not visible in the structure tree; their values are received directly from the device. Static template keys are marked with the § symbol. The following static template keys are available:
- MAC: MAC address of the device
- HOSTNAME: Host name of the device
- UNITID: Unit ID of the device
To use a template key in the profile, proceed as follows:
- Open an existing profile or create a new profile.
- In the profile configuration, bring up the parameters to be updated.
- Now select a parameter which is to be supplied with client-specific values from a template key.
Click the activation symbol in front of the parameter until the desired function is active –:
The parameter is inactive and will not be configured by the profile.
The parameter is active and the set value will be configured by the profile, template keys are not available for the parameter.
The parameter is active and the set value will be configured by the profile, template keys are available for the parameter.
Template keys are active for this parameter, the profile receives a value from the key later on.
Reset to the default value.These and other icons and their meanings can be found under UMS Console > Help > Legend.Certain parameters cannot be configured with template keys and only offer the option inactive or active. This applies for example to passwords or parameters which depend on other configuration settings.
- Click on the selection symbol to choose a template key.
- Double-click on the desired template key or static template key. Alternatively, you can create a new key, see Create template keys and values in the profile.
- Click on OK.
- Save the template profile.
- You can also combine template keys:
Profiles which use at least one template key in the configuration are labeled with a special symbol in the structure tree: .