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Hirschmann network device importer can import, historize and process configuration data from Hirschmann Networks network devices.


You can find the configuration option in at Environment settings > OneImporter > Configurations > Hirschmann.

Here you can edit all existing configurations, create new configurations or delete existing configurations. To add a new configuration enter a Name for your importer and an Entity suffix (default: -hirschmann) to clearly identify your Hirschmann entities.
Note that the Entity suffix is fixed and cannot be changed afterwards.

Click Add to proceed to the configuration.

To edit an existing configurations click the arrow on the left of your importer name to expand the configuration options.

Following configuration options are available:

Field Description Advice
Name Meaningful name Add the word "Instana" to identify importer when viewing the logs
Active Option to activate and deactivate the configuration. Data is only imported if the configuration is activated.
Port SSH port of the network devices. Default is port 22.
Credential Select authorization for network device access. Enter SSH username and password at Settings > Access Management > Credential Vaults
Domains & IPs Enter all network device Domains or IPs.
Entities Select the entities to be inventoried by
Executing OneImporter Select a OneImporter to import the data based on the importer configuration. Requires installed OneImporter: Installation instruction
Schedule time (cron format) Determine the frequency of imports in CRON format Learn more about CRON format:

Table: Hirschmann network device configuration parameters

Create user on Hirschmann network device runs the following commands on your Hirschmann network device to inventory it:

# Classic OS
show sysinfo
show running-config all

# HiOS
show system info
show running-config script all

Commands: Executed commands for inventory

For the inventory it is necessary to create user so that can authorize itself on the Hirschmann network device. The "admin" user already set up is required for the Classic OS. HiOS requires any user with admin rights.