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Setting channel limits for multiple sensors



I've create a new SNMP Library for our FX2 chassis using the MiB provided by Dell using the MiB importer. The sensors are all reporting the correct values (a number value representing the different states i.e 4 for Critical).

However adding the sensors results in them all being green OK. I have to manually go into each sensor and adjust the channel levels so that it reports correctly.

Is there an easier way to do this? Or even select multiple sensors / channels and set the limits across the board?

dell limits snmp

Created on Mar 3, 2017 12:34:01 AM

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Dear mhouston100

You can use multi-edit to edit channel limits of the same channel of the same sensor type for multiple sensors at the same time.

Another option is to configure a sample device, create a device template and use that to populate other device objects with these sensors.

Created on Mar 3, 2017 11:33:41 AM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]



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Created on Mar 3, 2017 1:07:26 PM



wish channellimits would show you the device the sensor channel limits is associated with

Created on Oct 1, 2019 3:09:26 AM



Hi Nick,

Hovering the Sensor name will show you the Device and Group the sensor is in.

Created on Oct 1, 2019 12:02:17 PM

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