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Add customSNMPstring sensor to devicetemplate




Is it possible to add the following custom SNMPstring sensor to the "Switch Cisco Generic"-template?

kind="snmpcustomstring" requires="snmp1." displayname="SNMP Serial Number"

When copy/pasting the config from my custom device template to the default template and running an autodiscover the new sensor was not created.

device-template prtg snmp

Created on Apr 29, 2013 9:59:46 AM

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Technically we do not support altering device templates and if you wanted to create a template like this, you should be able to add a device with the Cisco Template then add the sensor that you are describing and create a new device template from that.

Edit Device Templates

Created on Apr 30, 2013 11:04:08 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]



Thanks for the reply. I want to add the sensor to 150+ existing devices and would like the sensor to be automatically created on newly discovered devices. If I use a new device template I will have to manually apply that template to my devices. Is there a way to have the sensor automatically added to all existing and newly added Cisco devices?

Created on Apr 30, 2013 7:58:17 PM



I've been able to create the sensors using the new device templates, thanks for your answer.

Created on May 2, 2013 9:46:27 AM

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