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How to display both the Interface ID and Description fields.




When we perform an auto discovery, PRTG seems to only retrieve the Description field if it is populated while ignoring the Interface ID. In our particular environment we require both pieces of information. I understand that we could manually modify the description field of each interface to include the ID, but that seems rather redundant since the information is already available in another field. Also, because we have thousands of interfaces across hundreds of devices, we'd prefer to avoid that process.

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Stu Gross Elizabethtown Community and Technical College IT Support Services, Network Operations

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Created on May 27, 2011 5:43:35 PM

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Dear Stu,

please have a look at the following article: How can I change the defaults for names automatically generated for new SNMP sensors?.

best regards.

Created on May 30, 2011 1:23:56 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



The linked article was extremely helpful. Danke! Danke! Danke!

Created on Jun 3, 2011 3:22:26 PM

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