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I have replaced a number of sensors with new sensors as the OID's changed with a firmware upgrade or the product was physically changed to a new device so it has different OIDs for the same value. Had I started with an OID, I could simply update the custom sensor's OID, but I've always imported the MIB or oidlib file and picked the sensors from there.

Now I'm left with a bunch of old sensors that I don't want to delete as I'd like to have the history to go back to, but I don't really want them sitting there, paused, when looking at tables. Is there a way to hide a sensor or transfer these to some archive?

Of course, if I could merge the old and new historical data, that would be even better since one sensor replaced the other one.

archive historic-data sensor

Created on Apr 16, 2012 4:44:58 PM

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I'm afraid in the moment the only way would be indeed to pause the old sensors and maybe use a Factory to "combine their" data with the data of the new sensors. Or edit the configuration file.

best regards.

Created on Apr 16, 2012 5:37:02 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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