Extend and Share Device Roles

On-Demand Training


About This Course

The Extend and Share Device Roles course reviews how to boost your discovery intelligence and extend WhatsUp Gold with customized roles and sub roles to support any device in your environment.

We’ll explain how to identify the resources that may be monitored for a device, how to create custom monitors and sub roles to support that device, and how to share roles and sub roles from one instance of WhatsUp Gold to another.


WhatsUp Gold Administrators


Equivalent to 1 hour of instructor-led training

Product Version

WhatsUp Gold 23.1

What You Will Learn

After completing this course, you should be able to

  • Understand roles and sub roles, and how they are assigned to devices during discovery. 
  • Identify the OIDs for a device and its resources.
  • Identify the SNMP traps available for a device.
  • Create a device monitor using the MIB Walker Tool.
  • Create a resource monitor using the Trap Definition Import Tool.
  • Create an SNMP table monitor template using the Monitors Library.
  • Create a new sub role.
  • Add rules, monitors, and a custom attribute to a sub role.
  • Export and import a sub role.
  • Share a sub role with the WhatsUp Gold community.


Training Prerequisites

Students must have WhatsUp Gold installed on their network.

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