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is it posible to mass rename device IDs ?



I have auto discovered a whole load of devices. they all come back with names similar to : "RYA_Bristol_Base_1_1941.yourdomain.com ( [Cisco IOS Cisco Device] "

Is it possible to access the back end DB of PRTG to enable me rename these en-masse. I want to remove the "[Cisco IOS Cisco Device]" from them all, and also the ".yourdomain.com" from them all. so the name would just be in the format : "RYA_Bristol_Base_1_1941 ( "

There are lots of other devices already setup with different names as well so I dont wnat to change their names as well. a Selective "Search and Replace" within deviceID.name field (or whatever it is called)

I could do it manually but it will take me days !

change device name

Created on Nov 29, 2013 9:01:09 AM

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I'm afraid this isn't possible via multi-edit. The only option would be to open the "PRTG Configuration.DAT" file with a text editor and search and replace the entries in case.

Created on Nov 29, 2013 10:14:59 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3

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