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Disable RMON Auto-Discovery for deleted sensors



I have a few Dell 6224 Switches that I monitor and set to auto-discovery daily for new ports/changes. However I am having a problem with the RMON sensors. I delete them and they keep showing up. The info is redundant and not needed. Any way to disable them from coming back, it is a waste of sensors 140.

auto-discovery disable rmon snmp

Created on Apr 4, 2014 3:56:10 PM

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If you want to have these devices discovered without these ports, what you can do is create a template for the device after removing the RMON ports. Once you have the template created, you can check if it has the following two lines in the template. If so, you can remove them to make sure that no RMON sensors will be created:

    <check id="rmon1" meta="snmprmonscantraffic" requires="snmp"/>
    <create id="rmon" kind="snmprmon" requires="rmon1" meta="snmprmonscantraffic"/>

You will find the device templates directory under "installpath\PRTG Network Monitor\devicetemplates".

Created on Apr 9, 2014 7:51:36 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

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