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Renaming Multiple Sensors



Is there a way to rename multiple sensors at once per device? We are in the process of tweaking our naming convention in our PRTG 7 environment but its a tedious process having to change the name per one sensor at a time.

Could this be setup through a template?

Any help or input in this matter is greatly appreciated.

Thanks, CA

bulk-rename rename-sensors sensor-rename

Created on Jan 5, 2011 4:55:28 PM

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hallo, there is no template for this at the moment, sorry.

you could use an editor to edit the configuration file (which is XML) manually.

But be sure to make a backup before you start!

Created on Jan 7, 2011 6:52:31 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]




Thanks for your reply, is there a XML config file per device monitored or is this one file for all devices?

Thanks, Carlos

Created on Jan 10, 2011 3:03:47 PM



The configuration file includes all configuration entries, i.e. all groups, devices and sensors.

Created on Jan 10, 2011 4:02:44 PM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3

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