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Viewing Your Switches

The switches overview page displays information about all of the switches in a particular dashboard network.

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Switch connectivity state is displayed using one of the status color icons below:

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A connectivity time bar graph will also be displayed for each switch which allows for you to see the connection state of each switch over the past 24 hours. You can easily add or remove columns by selecting the plus icon at the top right corner of the screen.

From this view, you can also apply several actions to all of the switches in the network by selecting one or more switches and choosing one of the actions at the top:


Tags are labels that can be applied to one or more switches in order to categorize them. For more information about Tags, visit Using Tags.

Assign IP

This action will allow for you to assign a static IP address to one or more switches by specifying an IP address range and providing the subnet mask, default gateway and DNS server addresses. This option requires that the switch(es) are online and connected to dashboard.


The Move action will allow for you to move and/or remove one or more switches from the current dashboard network.


The Clone action will allow for the existing configuration to be copied over to another another switch (of the same model) is the Organization to one or more selected switches.

For more information regarding this feature, please refer to the Switch Cloning documentation.

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