[racktables-users] Re: Suggestion: Bulk Port Creation

ahhh... now I get it.  thanks that really is a huge help :)

Alister

On 12 Nov 2009, at 13:08, Tyler J. Wagner wrote:

> Hi Alister,
> 
> Autoports is the option in User Interface to automatically create ports for 
> any object type.  For your patch panel (object type 9) you may want:
> 
> 9=24*24*Port %02u
> 
> That will create 24 ports of type 24 (gigabit ethernet), called "port 00" to 
> "port 23", every time you create a Patch Panel.  I usually just rename port 0 
> to port 24 and I'm done.
> 
> Tyler
> 
> On Thursday 12 November 2009 11:06:57 Alister Forbes wrote:
>> I may have missed that.. is AutoPorts the "Add/Update multiple ports"
>> option that you can enable from the configuration page?  If so, I've done
>> that, but as with Tyler, whenever I try to use it I get this:
>> 
>> An error has occured in [assertUIntArg()]. Additional information:
>> 
>> Parameter 'port_type' is not a number (calling function is
>> [addMultiPorts]).
>> 
>> Go back or try starting from index page.
>> 
>> 
>> (currently running 0.17.7)
>> 
>> Of course if it's something else... could you gimme a hint, and I'll put it
>> in the wiki.
>> 
>> Cheers
>> Alister
>> 
>> On 12 Nov 2009, at 11:56, Denis Ovsienko wrote:
>>> On Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:36:55 +0100 Alister Forbes wrote:
>>>> I'd add a vote for this as well if I could.  I'm currently having to add
>>>> 40 patch-panels manually, and it's driving me nuts.
>>> 
>>> Folks, you can employ AutoPorts to create ports for you.
>> 
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