Viewing Snapshots Differences

You can take snapshots of single devices only. The exact set of information and presentation of the information in the snapshot is determined by the snapshot template you choose when capturing the snapshot.

Complete the following steps to view snapshots of a device:

  1. Go to the Network Provisioning page.
  2. Locate the device for which you want to view snapshots.
  3. Right-click on the device icon, then click Snapshot.
    Figure 1. Initiate Viewing Snapshot
    The All Snapshots page displays all valid snapshots.

    You can also navigate to the All Snapshots page through Telemetry > Devices > Device_ID > Snapshots.

  4. Click on the snapshot template name for viewing the corresponding snapshot.
    Figure 2. All Snapshots Page
  5. Click the date and time breadcrumb for viewing all snapshots of the corresponding template.
    Figure 3. View All Snapshots
  6. Click the required snapshot to view the corresponding output.
    Figure 4. Select Snapshot
  7. Click Compare against a previous time for viewing corresponding snapshot differences.
  8. The page displays corresponding snapshot differences.
    Figure 5. Compare Snapshots
    Note:Snapshot differences are displayed in color codes to quickly identify significant changes in the state of the device over time. Click the Split tab for viewing snapshot differences in different windows.