You can configure the device access setting for a selected group. Device credentials, for example login credentials, are used for command line interface (CLI) discovery, CLI polling, and XML discovery.


  • 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 Device Access.
  2. Select the group category Device Access Configurations from the dropdown box.
  3. Select a group (for example, CLI Access Group or XML Access Group) from the list that appears for the group category.
  4. Click Settings.
    The default settings are already enabled.
    The Configuration Manager transfers only the enabled settings.
  5. To examine the parameters of each setting, click the setting.
  6. To modify the credentials, click the setting, and modify the values as necessary.
  7. Click Apply to save your changes.