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How can I request a new GID on a remote probe?



We are deploying many Images with a pre-installed remote probe. This cause by nature some problems because every remote probe has the same GID. Because I don't want to change them manually (Edit GID...) I'm looking for a solution to get a new GID randomly generated. Any Ideas?

gid prtg remote-probe

Created on Jun 19, 2013 9:17:31 AM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. Please see the solution in the following KB-Article: Probe GID deletion for creating a system image for distribution. I hope this helps.

best regards.

Created on Jun 19, 2013 11:08:12 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Hi Torsten,

thanks for the quick reply! Seems that your Link has worked. I've experienced that deleting both values (Id and GId) from the registry (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\Probe) was necessary to get a new GID.

Thanks a lot!

Created on Jun 19, 2013 11:48:38 AM

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