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It’s long been assumed that every fingerprint, like every snowflake is absolutely unique and no two are alike. While for all practical or statistical purposes this statement is 100% true in human biology or snowflakes, in the world of digital technology and endpoint devices – it is NOT the case. In fact, while every device connecting to your network has a unique identifier (MAC Address), they also have a DHCP signature or fingerprint that actually identifies the device type. But these fingerprints (unlike human fingerprints) are finite and can be classified.
There has been a great deal of interest in the new NIOS REST based API and we have had tons of questions about how it works. One common request is how to work with the host object via the new API. Here are some basic examples on how to create, search for and delete a host via the REST API:
Create a host: