GUID-E7DD1EF1-8CC2-45C0-BE18-55E4245A08C3.html#GUID-E7DD1EF1-8CC2-45C0-BE18-55E4245A08C3___NPM_CONFIG_AM_26274 also shows that Network Protocol Manager imports CLI device-access objects from IP Availability Manager.

IP Availability Manager maintains these user-created CLI device-access objects, which are required by Network Protocol Manager for CLI discovery and CLI polling of devices that cannot be discovered or monitored by using SNMP. Instructions for creating CLI device-access objects are given in “Creating CLI device-access groups” on page 53.