Use the global Search function to find items in the following categories anywhere in Cisco DNA Center:
Activities: Search for Cisco DNA Center menu items, workflows, and features by name.
Applications: Search for them by name.
Application Groups: Search for them by name.
Hosts and Endpoints: Search for them by name, IP address, or MAC address.
IP Pools: Search for them by name or IP address.
Network Devices: Search for them by name, IP address, serial number, software version, platform, product family, or MAC address.
Sites: Search for them by name.
Users: Search for them by username. Case-insensitivity and substring search are not supported for usernames.
Other items, as new versions of Cisco DNA Center are released.
To start a global Search, click the icon in the top-right corner of any Cisco DNA Center page. Cisco DNA Center displays a pop-up global search window, with a Search field where you can begin entering identifying information about the
item you are looking for.
You can enter all or part of the target item's name, address, serial number, or other identifying information. The Search
field is case-insensitive and can contain any character or combination of characters.
As you begin entering your search string, Cisco DNA Center displays a list of possible search targets that match your entry. If more than one category of item matches your search string,
Cisco DNA Center sorts them by category, with a maximum of five items in each category. The first item in the first category is selected automatically,
and summary information for that item appears in the summary panel on the right.
You can scroll the list as needed, and click any of the suggested search targets to see information for that item in the summary
panel. If there are more than five items in a category, click View All next to the category name in the list. To return to the categorized list from the complete list of search targets, click
As you add more characters to the search string, global Search automatically narrows the displayed list of categories and
The summary panel includes links to more information. The link varies as appropriate for each category and item. For example,
with Activities, the summary panel displays links to menu items and workflows elsewhere in the Cisco DNA Center system. For Applications, there is the Application 360 view. You will see links to Client 360 and Topology views for hosts and endpoints, and links to Device 360 and Topology views for network devices. Click the link to see the appropriate menu item, workflow, or detail view.
When you are finished, click to close the window.
Global search can display a maximum of 500 results at a time.