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HP Procurve Auto-Discovery ports that are down




When we do an Auto-Discovery on a HP Procurve switch we only get sensors for ports that are up.

How can we modify the discovery to also include ports that are down?

We have around 200 HP switches, and want to monitor all ports so manually creating them isn´t an option.



procurve prtg snmp

Created on Dec 14, 2011 7:50:48 AM

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this is not possible at the moment, sorry. We do understand the request, but if we would change this an auto discovery we would get a lot of complains why we are adding ports that have no connection.

At the moment the majority of the customers wants to see only the ports with active connections.

you could run auto discovery on your switches every couple of days or , add them manually.

If you have lots of identical switches you could clone them or even use the API to create them.

Created on Dec 14, 2011 8:52:37 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

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