How to use ‘Subnet Tags’ to assign devices to groups in PMC

How to use ‘Subnet Tags’ to assign devices to groups in PMC

 

Increasingly, the endpoint deployments happen outside of corporate networks. PMC Endpoint Management supports the concept of ‘Subnet tags’ to further differentiate device groups when managing devices across public Internet (i.e., not within corporate network).


Basic devices-to-subnets assignment (with empty ‘Subnet Tag’ values):

In the typical corporate deployment, where all endpoint devices are within the corporate network, the ‘Subnet Tags’ can be left empty. The basic devices-to-subnets assignment relays on the Ethernet or Wi-Fi and Visible IP addresses and network masks.

 


Use network addressing when assigning devices with a Subnet tag value:

Ideal for deployments in remote offices, each with multiple endpoints connecting to PMC across the Internet.

This option should be selected when managing devices located in networks which are distinct, but use the same addressing schemas. Customers should select this option to be able to differentiate with the ‘Subnet Tags’ the deployment networks using the same network addressing, like 192.168.0.0/24.




Only use device Subnet tag value when assigning devices to groups:

Ideal for deployments with working-from-home initiative. This option only uses the ‘Subnet Tag’ when assigning devices to groups (i.e. network addressing schema will be ignored).

This option should be selected when the ‘Subnet Tag’ (when specified) should be the only factor determining the Subnet affiliation of the device. E.g., customers with work-from-home users should select this option to have devices connecting from different home networks grouped together based on the Subnet Tag value.

 

In the above example, the Office users, whose devices do not have any ‘Subnet Tag’ values configured, will be grouped based on the Ethernet or Wi-Fi and Visible IP addresses and network masks only.






    • Related Articles

    • PMC 2.5 Quick Start Guide

      Product Release Notes: NComputing PMC, Version 2.5.0 Product: NComputing PMC Version: 2.5.0 Supported virtual machine environments:   VMware ESXi 6.7 Citrix XenServer 7.4.0 Microsoft Hyper-V Manager Version 10.0.17763.1 PMC has been tested and ...
    • What is PMC?

      OverviewNComputing PMC is an endpoint management system designed and developed to remotely manage NComputing access devices including LEAF OS devices (PCs/Laptops), RX420(RDP), RX-RDP+, RX-RDP and RX-300 thin clients.   PMC is provided as a virtual ...
    • What are device groups in vSpace Console and how do they help?

      Admins can create groups with predefined specifications, and assign devices to this configuration. Administrators can create device Groups and freely assign devices, for example belonging to specific locations, departments, or users. This group ...
    • PMC Ports and Protocols

      PMC will use HTTPS TCP port 443 to communicate with PMC managed devices PMC managed devices will send "heartbeat" connections approximately every 30 seconds Heartbeats allow PMC to keep track of devices which are online       - Each heartbeat is ...
    • Using NETCFG UI With AD Groups via BRIDGE Networking

      Product Line:  VERDE If you are using Domain/AD User Groups, Bridge networking and want to assign a range of IP's to your users, or you have some you want to assign a static IP, follow these instructions: Using the NETCFG UI: The User and Gold Image ...