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Auto-discovery for all Devices with MAC Vendor xx:yy:zz



Is it possible to start a scan for all devices with a specific mac vendor?

in my case i want to add all switches to monitoring. unfortunately all devices are in different ip-ranges, so it would take me a long time to specify all ranges..

may sb. has a workaround if there is no functionality like this?

auto-discovery mac mac-address vendors

Created on Jun 21, 2017 7:43:24 AM

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Hi there,

I am afraid that this is not possible with PRTG as PRTG can't build up a massive MAC-Address table such as a switch. I sure that you have documented all available switches and their IP-Addresses/Hostnames, if so, you can add a list of IP-Addresses/Hostnames instead of complete Subnets.

Best regards.

Created on Jun 21, 2017 12:39:44 PM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]

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