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Find where inheritance is broken for settings



Is there a way to find where inheritance of credentials has been broken? Our PRTG service account keeps getting locked out but we don't know device or group is the one using the incorrect password. Is there a way to find this without looking into the settings of each group or device individually?

credentials inheritance prtg

Created on May 10, 2016 5:05:00 PM

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Kindly note that there isn't a way to see in one place all the access rights settings and their inheritance.

However, if PRTG is using wrong credentials for some device, you should receive an error message from that sensor/device. Also you should be able to see that in the Windows Event Log (if you are referring to wrong credentials for a Windows device).

Best regards

Created on May 12, 2016 2:22:09 PM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]



Update: We have a scriptbased solution now.

Kind regards,


Created on Oct 26, 2016 8:03:37 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]

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