Setting up an OU filter as subnet filter

You can use the OU filter to filter on client network addresses and assign the matching devices to an OU.

  1. Click Options > Advanced options > Devices.
  2. Under New devices, select the Assign OU depending on the OU filter option.

  3. To open the OU assignment dialog, if required, click the ... button.

  4. In the top section, from the Filter type list, select Subnet filter (client network address).

  5. In the Network address box, enter the scope of IP addresses.
    Example: 192.168.16.0 covers all IPs starting with 192.168.16.

  6. In the Netmask box, enter the relevant network prefix.

  7. Click the button to browse the OU list.Select the OU you want to assign the devices to.

  8. Click Add.

    The filter rule is displayed in the field below.

  9. If required, add more filter rules and configure them. For further information, see Editing OU filter rules.

  10. In the bottom section, from the list Non-matching devices will be, select where you want to keep the non-matching devices.

    If you select assigned to the default OU, all non-matching devices and even devices already assigned to other OUs are reassigned to the default OU.

  11. Review all active filter rules thoroughly to avoid unintentional assignments.
  12. Confirm with OK..

All active filter rules are processed. On the next restart, the matching devices are assigned to the OUs as defined by the OU subnet filter.Any user-defined filter rules will not be taken into account.