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Ability to add managed devices based on FQDN and not just IP

We recently had a major failure on our CM from a patch and had to promote our backup CM as primary. Our backup CM was in a different geographic region which doesn't work well with CM/MC vulnerability scanning. We were going to move the virtual backup CM to the same location as the MCs but we would have had to change the IP. That would have required us to remove the MCs and re-add them to the new IP and we would have lost all of our audit process jobs and some settings. Please allow a client to add FQDN as well as IP when setting up managed environments.

  • Guest
  • Sep 15 2021
  • Future consideration
  • Admin
    13 Dec, 2021 05:20pm

    Hello, we are considering adding this support in a future release of Guardium Data Protection. We will keep you posted on its availability and supported version.


    Guardium Product Management Team

  • Admin
    17 Sep, 2021 06:42pm

    Hello - thank you for your submission and updates. We are looking into this request further, we will get back to you with our findings.


    Product Management Team

    IBM Data Security / Guardium

  • Guest commented
    15 Sep, 2021 09:03pm

    Oleg is aware I am submitting this and supports the idea of this. More work will be needed to determine positives and potential negatives with implementation.

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