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Can I hide bandwidth sensor "Total" channel?



Is it possible to set the bandwidth sensor Total to hidden in Tables and Charts "en masse"? With 4000 sensors I just don't want to see it but I can't figure out how to set this at the probe level so it removes it from all sensors (or at least from all new auto-discovered ones). In a duplexed network, total is irrelevant to me.


bandwidth prtg total

Created on May 16, 2011 1:57:22 PM

Last change on May 16, 2011 2:11:12 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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Sorry, channel settings cannot be multi-edited, so it is not possible to batch-change the Show in Charts or Show in Tables settings of sensor channels.

The only way would be editing the PRTG Configuration.dat XML file, changing the


property of the respective sensor channels (ID -1). However, this is not officially supported and involves a lot of changes in your configuration file. We recommend a proper backup before manipulating this file.

Created on May 16, 2011 2:18:23 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Last change on May 16, 2011 2:18:41 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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