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How can I stop Auto-Discovery discovering the same PC more than once?

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Whenever I run auto-discovery some PCs come up again with the same resolved DNS name but a different IP address because DHCP is setup on the local network. Is there any way to avoid this?

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Created on May 24, 2011 11:34:09 AM by  Jonathan Spink (1) 1



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Dear Jonathan,

are these devices entered in PRTG with their IPs or their hostnames in the IP Address/DNS Name-field? Is your (local) DNS-Server updated with the DHCP-assigned IPs in time to the DNS-Names?

best regards.

Created on May 24, 2011 2:19:48 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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