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Why Hyper-V autodiscovery does not find all Virtual Machines on host?



Hyper-v host set on (periodic) autodiscovery seems to be able to find only one Virtual Machine on the Hyper-V host. Is this by design and is this autodiscovery process described somewhere in detail?

auto-discovery hyper-v virtual-machine virtual-servers

Created on Jul 22, 2010 10:04:38 AM

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can you manually add the VM sensors to the device?

Created on Aug 1, 2010 2:38:46 PM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



Hi, Yes I can. The question remains that how PRTG is supposed to work in this case, like enumerating all virtual machines or not. Logical approach here would be:

1. Enumerate all virtual machines based on autodiscovery schedule, if set. 2. Mark deleted virtual machines if removed

br, olli jokinen

Created on Aug 1, 2010 6:48:06 PM



[I think I answered this already but cannot find it anywhere...]


Yes I can add machines manually and the statuses of the machines are updated correctly. Should I expect these to be added automatically or not?

br, Olli Jokinen

Created on Aug 4, 2010 5:38:13 AM

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