How to setup NediImport plugin¶
- How to setup NediImport plugin
Add the plugin to GLPI¶
After you have downloaded and extracted the plugin, you have to put it into the plugins folder of GLPI.
If you login now into GLPI and go to Setup->Plugins you will see the NediImport plugin. You have to click on 'Install' to create the required tables on the database and again on 'Enable' to activate the plugin.
Now in the menu 'Plugins' there should be NediImport plugin. You will directed to the main page of the plugin.
Configure the connection¶
On the first view, most of the functions will be disabled and a warning will be printed out. That is because the connection to Nedi is not configured. You can select 'Change Settings' to edit the configuration.
To connect correctly to Nedi you have to enter at least the URL to the Nedi-Webinterface, the username and the password for the login. And if there is a proxy needed for the connection you will have to select 'Connection to Nedi through a proxy' and then enter the IP and the port of the proxy-server. To save the configuration click on 'Submit'.
If you now return back to the main page of NediImport there should be activated all functions and the warning message should be disappeared. If the warning is still shown and the functions are disabled, the connecting to Nedi could not be established, so you have to go back and check the configurations.
Configure import settings¶
If the connection to Nedi works, you can now edit the import settings. There you can select which switches should be imported to GLPI from Nedi and which additional information of switches and computer should be saved in GLPI. If you want to import all switches of Nedi and new switches should be added automatically you can select 'Toggle automatic import of networkequipments' so the automatic import can be enabled/disabled.
Start the import¶
Now you can execute the import by clicking on 'Execute Nedi Import'. If you have configured it correctly it should load the informations from Nedi and add it to GLPI.