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Is it possible with auto discovery to discover only connected interfaces?




My questions is as above, is it possible with auto-discovery with a custom template to discover only connected interfaces on a switch?

So when there is no link or cable on/in the interface I don't want it to be discovered.

Now my PRTG discovers all interfaces and when i delete the ones with no cable or link next time auto-discovery runs the sensors are created again.

This is on cisco and brocade devices with custom templates.

greetz killaars

brocade cisco custom-template

Created on Nov 26, 2015 3:13:53 PM

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Hi Killaars,

I'm afraid that it will not be possible to filter the interfaces for the connection status if you use the auto-discovery, sorry.
The only possibility will be to pause the sensors of disconnected interfaces after the initial auto-discovery so that they will not be discovered again.

Best regards, Felix

Created on Nov 27, 2015 1:17:27 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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