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Auto Discovery not detecting windows hosts



Not sure if it is the latest stable version or not but I am no longer able to use Auto Discovery to get all devices discovered. It was able to discover network devices like switches however it missed the Windows hosts entirely. I am able to ping and remotely manage these machines from the probe. Also when I manually add the Windows target by IP address it finds it and discovers all its sensors.

Thanks, Andreas

auto-discovery stable windows

Created on Jan 29, 2013 4:45:06 PM

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Can you please go into PRTGs datafolder, there into the "Logs (System)"-folder and remove the "Auto Discovery Log.log". Then please create the same Auto-Discovery Group again, directly under the probe (not in any sub-group) with the same settings, and run the Auto-Discovery again, and send us the full content of the "Logs (System)"-folder as a zip-file via email to [email protected] or use the FTP-Upload Send Logs To Paessler...-Button on the Logs-Tab of the PRTG Probe Admin-Tool.
Also please send us the IPs (at least one) of the hosts which were not found by the Auto-Discovery.

best regards.

Created on Jan 30, 2013 1:31:03 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



I just sent the email with the log attached.

Created on Jan 30, 2013 2:27:06 PM

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