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"Manage devices" list should be edit-able!

  • 17 June 2022
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It’s infuriating that there’s apparently no way to edit the device names in the “Manage devices” list. How on Earth am I supposed to know the difference between “Device (3FC5)” and “Device (9421)”, etc.”


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It would be nice to be able to edit the list but there are other tools that can be used to scan the LAN and discover devices. If you send a ping to the broadcast address for the network and then display the ARP table of the client the you at least have the IP to MAC address mapping and have a good starting point. With a network scanning utility you can get more information. It also helps to assign friendly host names to clients. It takes a bit of time in some cases but when you are done you know what is where and have what you want. 
 

I do agree the “manage devices” is very lacking as seeing only is not managing. 

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