TALES Device Attributes

The following table lists available device attributes.

Attribute Description
getId The primary means of identifying a device within the system
getManageIp The IP address used to contact the device in most situations
productionState The production status of the device: Production, Pre-Production, Test, Maintenance or Decommisioned. This attribute is a numeric value, use getProductionStateString for a textual representation.
getProductionStateString Returns a textual representation of the productionState
snmpAgent The agent returned from SNMP collection
snmpDescr The description returned by the SNMP agent
snmpOid The oid returned by the SNMP agent
snmpContact The contact returned by the SNMP agent
snmpSysName The system name returned by the SNMP agent
snmpLocation The location returned by the SNMP agent
snmpLastCollection When SNMP collection was last performed on the device. This is a DateTime object.
getSnmpLastCollectionString Textual representation of snmpLastCollection
rackSlot The slot name/number in the rack where this physical device is installed
comments User entered comments regarding the device
priority A numeric value: 0 (Trivial), 1 (Lowest), 2 (Low), 3 (Normal), 4 (High), 5 (Highest)
getPriorityString A textual representation of the priority
getHWManufacturerName Name of the manufacturer of this hardware
getHWProductName Name of this physical product
getHWProductKey Used to associate this device with a hardware product class
getOSManufacturerName Name of the manufacturer of this device's operating system.
getOSProductName Name of the operating system running on this device.
getOSProductKey Used to associate the operating system with a software product class
getHWSerialNumber Serial number for this physical device
getLocationName Name of the Location assigned to this device
getLocationLink Link to the system page for the assigned Location
getSystemNames A list of names of the Systems this device is associated with
getDeviceGroupNames A list of names of the Groups this device is associated with
getLastChangeString When the last change was made to this device
getLastPollSnmpUpTime Uptime returned from SNMP
uptimeStr Textual representation of the SNMP uptime for this device
getPingStatusString Textual representation of the ping status of the device
getSnmpStatusString Textual representation of the SNMP status of the device