If you have a spreadsheet which records the geographical distribution of your network devices, you can import it into the Site Manager to create your site hierarchy instantly.
1.Prepare a spreadsheet with the table headers organized as follows to set the site hierarchy. Here is an example:
Site Name (Office)\City\State\Country\Region\Device Hostname
3.Click Site on the Start Page or select Operations > Site Manager from the quick access toolbar.
4.In the Site Manager, click Import from File to select the prepared file, and click Open.
5.Configure the following settings.
1)On the Define Site Hierarchy tab, select table headers for each level to define the site hierarchy. By default, five levels are provided, and you can add more levels. In this example, you can define the site hierarchy as follows:
2)On the Add Site Properties tab, select the table headers to set the site properties for each level.
3)On the Add Site Identification tab, select the table headers for the following site identification fields:
▪Device Hostname — select the Device Hostname table header from the list for device identification.
▪Device IP Address — select the Device IP Address table header from the list. Leave it blank if this column is not in the imported spreadsheet.
6.Click OK. The site nodes are created in the site tree. You can further add more devices to leaf sites. See Adding Devices into Leaf Sites for more details.
7.Click Rebuild All Sites to rebuild the site topology. The Site Members tab opens automatically, listing the device members in the currently selected site.
8.Click Commit to commit the site changes.