What's the difference between a Host and a Device?

Host refers to a unique IP address.

Device refers to a MAC address.

Observe the top right-hand corner of your NG Firewall:

The Hosts viewer (1) shows current hosts (which may include inactive devices if they have been tagged). 

The Devices viewer (2) shows a historical list of devices and will include every device the NG Firewall has ever seen.

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    Tom Ledford

    I'd like to edit all my host names in the device list, but i know them by IP, can i change the view so that IP can be listed in the "devices" table?

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    Unfortunately not. The devices are MAC addresses. The IP is dynamic and cannot be listed in that table as it is a permanent table.
    You can look them up in the host table by the IP, get the MAC, and then look for that in the devices table.

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