Tech Tip - 'DNS domain(s) to remove from alias'

Document created by DavidM Employee on Jul 16, 2014Last modified by DavidM Employee on Aug 12, 2014
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When adding domain names to be removed from the Device Alias leave off the preceding '.'.
For example instead of '' use ''.

This is done in the Console > Config > Discovery > DNS domain(s) to remove from alias:

Also when adding multiple names like,,, put at the end of the list.

Putting first could result in Device Alias names like cisco124.communities or

Also, spaces are a weird one. In our installation, if we put in the list
of domains with only a comma as a separator, after saving and coming back
to the config, the spaces are put back in there.

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