You can configure matching criteria for a selected group. The matching criteria determines group membership. A managed object becomes a member of the group, when the managed object matches a group’s target class and matches all of the attributes defined for the target class.


  • Log in to the M&R platform with your administrator username and password.
  • Navigate to the Configuration Manager (Select Administration > Modules > Smarts.).
  • Assign IP Managers.


  1. Click one of the following choices:
    • Polling
    • Thresholds
    • Device Access
    • Tagging
  2. Select a group category from the dropdown box.
  3. Select a group from the list that appears for the group category.
  4. Click Matching criteria to create matching criteria which determines the members of the group.
    1. Select a class attribute from the dropdown box.
    2. Specify a value for the class attribute.
    Value can be: Boolean, text, integers, and wildcard characters. The Value field is not case-sensitive.
  5. Click Add to add more pairs of class attributes and values.
    To remove a class attribute and its value, click the Delete icon.
  6. Click Apply to save your changes.