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Don't update device name.



When I add a device manually and enter the name I don't want it to change from what I typed in. how can I stop this for a group or all devices?

IE: I typed in : "ESX-1"

Then after discovery it changes it to : "esx-1.mydomain.com (ESX-1) [ESXServer] (esx-1.mydomain.com)"

another is ... I typed in:RID2-6252-1

after discovery: (CRID2-6252-1) [Linux/Unix]

device name prtg

Created on Dec 19, 2011 6:50:39 PM

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I'm afraid this can't be disabled. Sorry.

best regards.

Created on Dec 20, 2011 12:50:42 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]




after few years, the answer is the same?


Created on Aug 24, 2014 8:41:48 AM



Sorry, this is still the same. As you can see, there have been no further requests to change this.

Created on Aug 25, 2014 7:28:20 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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