Section

Content


0.1

What is netLD?


0.1.1

Target Audience


0.1.2

About this manual


Chapter 1

 Tutorial


1.1

Getting and Installing Net Line Dancer


1.2

Installing netLD


1.2.1

Instruction on Windows 


1.2.2

Instruction on Linux family of OS


1.3

Accessing the netLD Instance


1.4

Logging In


1.5

Start-up Wizard and Initial configuration


1.5.1

Adding the Devices


1.5.2

Setting the Credentials 


1.5.3

Performing a Backup


1.5.4

Scheduling the Backups


netLD Basics

 


2.1

Basic controls and UI elements


2.1.1

Panes


2.1.2

Menu and Submenu


2.1.3

Subtabs and Subpane


2.1.4

Window


2.2

Devices, Configurations and Backups


2.2.1

Adapters


2.3

Credentials, Network Groups, Protocols


2.3.1

Network Group


2.3.2

Protocols


2.4

Users and Roles


2.5

Networks


2.6

Service Management


Basic Tools
 


3.1

Credentials


3.1.1

Dynamic Setting Strategy


3.1.2

Static Setting Strategy


3.1.3

Import from an Excel spreadsheet


3.2

Users and Roles


3.2.1

Creating a Role


3.2.2

Creating a User


3.2.3

Quick Password Change


3.3

Tools for devices


3.3.1

Adding Devices


3.3.2

Discover New Devices


3.3.3

Adding Devices Manually


3.3.4

Editing and Deleting the Devices


3.3.5

Searching Devices


3.3.6

Exporting and Importing the Inventory


3.4

Configuration and Backup


3.4.1

Status Summary


3.4.2

Status after Performing Backup


3.4.3

Restoring the Configuration


3.4.4

Device Property


3.4.5

Comparing the configurations


3.4.6

Checking the Mismatch in startup-config and running-config


3.5

Tools Menu


3.5.1

DNS Lookup


3.5.2

IOS Show Commands


3.5.3

IP Routing Table


3.5.4

Ping


3.5.5

SNMP System Info


3.5.6

Interface Brief


3.5.7

Traceroute


3.5.8

Port Scan


3.5.9

Live ARP Table


3.6

Change Menu


3.6.1

Command Runner


3.6.2

Enable or Disable Interfaces


3.6.3

Login Banner (MOTD)


3.6.4

Name Servers Manager


3.6.5

NTP Servers


3.6.6

Port VLAN Assignment


3.6.7

SNMP Community String


3.6.8

SNMP Trap Hosts


3.6.9

Syslog Hosts


3.6.10

IOS Software Distribution


3.6.11

Manage OS Images


3.6.12

NEC WA Software Distribution


3.6.13

Retrieve OS Image Files


3.6.14

Add Static Route


3.6.15

Delete Static Route


3.6.16

Users


3.7

Job Management


3.7.1

Creating a New Job


3.7.2

Status Indicators in Job History Sub tab


3.8

Reports


3.8.1

Issuing a Report Manually


3.8.2

Scheduling Reports


3.9

Smart Change


3.9.1

Creating a Smart Change Job


3.10.

Compliance


3.10.1

Various Rule-related tabs


3.10.2

Creating a New Rule


3.10.3

Policy tab


3.11

Draft Configuration


                3.11.1

Creating a Draft Configuration


3.11.2

Importing Configurations from Plain Texts


3.11.3

Comparing Configurations


3.11.4

Applying a Draft Configuration to a Device


3.12

Change Advisor


3.12.1

Executing Commands through Change Advisor


3.13

Search tab


3.13.1

Switch Port Search


3.13.2

ARP Search


Advanced Tools
 


4.1

Terminal Proxy Tab


4.1.1

Available Commands


4.1.2

Setup the Terminal Proxy


4.1.3

Login


4.1.4

Terminal Proxy Log


4.1.5

Verifying the Log from Change History


4.1.6

Exporting Log Files


4.2

Cisco Plug and Play (Optional)


4.2.1

Requirements for Using Cisco PnP Feature


4.2.2

Setting up a DHCP Server


4.2.3

Template-Based Deployment


4.2.4

Importing the Replacement Values in Cisco PnP


4.2.5

Cisco PnP Self-Recovery


4.2.6

Cisco PnP Specific Device Recovery


4.2.7

Distributing Configurations via 3G network and VPN-capable Mobile Router


4.2.8

Deploying Configurations Prior to Sending the Devices to Each base


4.2.9

Deploying a Bootstrap


4.3

Smart bridge (optional)


4.3.1

Installation


4.3.2

Registering Smart Bridges to the Core Server


4.3.3

Adding a Network for a SB


4.3.4

Adding devices to a SB


4.4

Integration with External Network Management Software


4.4.1

Interaction with SNMPc


4.4.2

Configuring SNMP trap send


4.5

Real-time Change Detection


4.5.1

Configuring your devices


4.5.2

Operation Check


Miscellaneous
 


5.1

Configurations Related to Devices and Operations


5.1.1

Modifying the Columns in Device View


5.1.2

Scheduler Filters


5.1.3

Device Tags


5.1.4

Display Neighbor Information


5.2

Configurations Available in Settings Window


5.2.1

Setting the Data Retention policy


5.2.2

System Backup and Restoration


5.2.3

Mail Server


5.2.4

Changing the Data Directory in Operation


5.2.5

netLD RADIUS External Authentication


5.2.6

Changing the Column Names of Custom Device Fields


5.2.7

Launchers (URL Launchers)


5.2.8

Network Servers


5.2.9

Software Update


5.3

Help Menu


5.3.1

FAQ


5.3.2

Manual


5.3.3

About


5.4

More Miscellaneous Operations


5.4.1

Security Certificate on Browsers


5.4.2

Software License Key


5.4.3

Resetting Client Settings


5.4.4

Upgrading netLD


5.4.5

Uninstalling netLD


FAQ
 


6.1

Devices are not successfully discovered nor added to the device list . . . .


6.2

Backup Fails!


6.3

Wrong IP address is displayed during the discovery


6.4

Is it possible to upgrade the firmware of our devices at once?


6.5

Is it possible to send a trap when the configurations were changed?


6.6

How many jobs can be run at the same time?


6.7

Error ”No connection-based protocol specified” occurs when I run a change tool


Data
 


7.1

Port Usage


7.2

Directories


7.3

Permissions Configurable in Roles


7.3.1

List of Permissions


7.3.2

Permission vs Available Operations


7.4

Compliance Rules Provided by Default


7.5

Recommended System Requirements


7.6

Updates in version 13.08


7.7

The List of Available Device Adapters


7.7.1

Supported Device List - version14.06


7.7.2

IOS Software Distributing Exception


7.7.3

Getting the Latest Adapter Information


7.8

Contacts


Appendices
 


8.1

Cron tutorial


8.1.1

Scheduling patterns


8.1.2

Examples


8.2

Setting up Active Directory on Windows Server 2012


8.2.1

Installation


8.2.2

Configuration


Version 16


9.1

New Features in NetLD Version 16

9.1.2
New NetLD v16 Features Explained

9.2

Using Net Line Dancer through the API SDK

9.3

SSH Client Browser Integration (Terminal Proxy)

9.4

Audit Log

9.5

SSL (HTTPS) PKCS#12 Key Import

9.6

How to import NetFlow template

9.7

How to display license information from the CLI

9.8

NetLD in an SDN environment

9.9

SNMP Troubleshooting

9.10

Setting up Active Directory on Windows Server 2012

9.11

Configuring a SmartBridge connection

9.12

Converting to redundant installation

9.13
Jumphost

9.14
Job Concurrency 

9.15
Adapter Logging

9.16
Managing Redundant Servers

9.17
Configure NetLD for PostgreSQL on Linux

9.18
NetLD Windows to Linux Migration