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How to apply changed template to exiting Devices/Sensors



How do we apply a changed templat to exiting devices Sensors (we had to adjust a trigger).

apply modify-templates trigger

Created on May 24, 2011 6:40:52 AM

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I'm afraid templates will not change existing devices or sensors, even if the auto-discovery runs again with the same template.

best regards.

Created on May 24, 2011 2:30:58 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Hi, is this the expected behaviour in version 12.2? Im looking to reclassify a device, and tried applying a template, but it finds no new sensors :o(


Created on Jul 15, 2012 3:52:32 PM



Existing sensors will not be changed by a template and Auto-Discovery again. Please also be aware that once a device is created by the Auto-Discovery it has its own Auto-Discovery setting and does not inherit this anymore from the parent group (so you may need to change it on device-level).

Created on Jul 16, 2012 12:44:04 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Not being able to reapply a new/changed template to existing devices is a big downside. Is this something likely to change in the future ?

Created on Jan 14, 2013 12:04:16 PM



Sorry, this is not planned to change.

Created on Jan 14, 2013 3:08:23 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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