The DB.UpdateDevice.Password field activity allows you to maintain your passwords in the CatTools database device password fields. It does not run against your physical network devices as all the other Activities do but is instead used to do batch processing against multiple devices within the CatTools database Device table.
For example, your network devices use a RADIUS or TACACS server for remote authentication. You have just changed the password on the RADIUS/TACACS server and you now need to update all of your devices within CatTools with this new information. Instead of editing each device individually you create a new DB.UpdateDevice.Password field activity which applies the new password to all of your Devices at once.
Setting up the activity DB.UpdateDevice.Password field
For information on setting up activities, see Add / Edit scheduled activity details.
Configure the options specific to this activity in the Options tab.
|VTY Password||The CatTools database field value for the VTY Password field.|
|AAA Password||The CatTools database field value for the AAA Password field.
The AAA Password field in the CatTools database corresponds to the Password field on the Passwords tab of the Device setup form. This field can be used to store AAA / TACAC / RADIUS / Local authentication or SSH passwords.
|Console Password||The CatTools database field value for the Console Password field.|
|SNMP Read||Allows you to change the CatTools database field value for the SNMP Read field.|
|SNMP Write||Allows you to change the CatTools database field value for the SNMP Write field.|
|Stop on error||The activity immediately quits the job and returns control to CatTools if an error is encountered at any stage of processing.|