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wrong autodiscover, cisco switch on a hp proliant server?



something is not quite right with the autodiscover process.

I just installed 2 HP proliant dl 360 G7 machines with windos 2008 r2 and for some reason the autodiscover process thinks it should add a sensor of type ciscoswitch, reporting free memory of 5 kb ?

I have no clue where the 5kb comes from, or even why it thinks it should add a cisco type sensor. We don't even run cisco devices on the lan to which PRTG is installed.

Anyway, version I'm running it but I have found no mention of these issues in the release notes that have come out and are available on the paessler website (https://www.paessler.com/prtg/prtg9history)

auto-discovery cisco hp

Created on Mar 14, 2012 1:22:40 PM

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auto discovery tries to find the vendor of a device by using the unique part in the mac address of the device.

can you send the mac addresses of your two servers to [email protected] so that we can check why PRTG thinks it is a Cisco device?

Created on Mar 15, 2012 8:48:50 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



I've sent the mac addresses. Any update regarding these auto-discovery misses?


Created on Mar 19, 2012 1:34:26 PM

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