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Hi,

All Linux hosts added thru auto-discovery have about 30 useless sensors called: Physical Disk: loop(x) and Physical Disk: ram9x).

We would like to exclude those sensors permanetly for future auto-discovery runs and newly added linux hosts (thru auto discovery). So we can keep auto-discovery on, without those senser ever being added again. (There are multiple device types per auto-discovery group)

How can we acchive this?

Kind Regards, Bastiaan

linux remove unwanted-sensors

Created on Jun 26, 2015 9:34:41 AM by  Bastiaan (171) 1



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Hello.

This happens because that sensors work with what we call metascan.
Basically physical disks and memory are a table within SNMP(hrStorage) with one index per volume/disk/type of memory, we can't filter that out during auto-discovery because it is dynamic, the indexes change from system to system and sometimes within the same system when a new disk is added for example.

Our current solution to your question/issue is pausing the unwanted sensors instead of deleting them, that way they wont "monitor" anything and will also not count towards the licensed sensor count.

Otherwise create a device template without the Disk Sensors and add those manually instead.

Kind regards,

Created on Jun 29, 2015 3:30:50 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]



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Hi,

Thanks for your reply. To use pause would mean you would loose focus on current issue's which we have paused for the reaeon of being a problem with it.

Are there any upcoming features which would handle this more convenient?

(I have more suggestions to the auto-discovery which would improve usability, but will create seperate post for it.)

Kind regards, Bastiaan

Created on Jul 20, 2015 8:43:32 AM by  Bastiaan (171) 1



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Hello Bastiaan,

I understand your point but currently there's no planned feature that would cover this I'm afraid.

King regards,

Created on Jul 21, 2015 12:44:19 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]



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