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Channel in Device Template




I made a custom device template file using some very usefull auto-scan, but i wish to remove some channel from the auto-scan of those created sensor.

Exemple : I use the snmpciscosystemhealth template ;

<create id="snmpciscosystemhealth" kind="snmpciscosystemhealth" requires="snmp" meta="snmpciscosystemhealth"/>

This template create 5 usefull sensor, and most of them create channel to a lot of ressource.

But those ressources are not all correct.

In Temperature he check some of my switch interface to get temperature and get a result of 378943 m°C... And bring out an alert. And removing all those sensor from every device created is a lot of work for a function created to gain time 0:)

Since i'm using this template on a whole lot of device, is there a way to filter such channel from the created sensor ?

Something like "!Ethernet"

Thanks in advance !

custom-channel customization devicetemplates

Created on Sep 18, 2017 9:24:42 AM

Last change on Sep 19, 2017 12:04:47 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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Hey reseau_siera,

Thank you for your KB-posting.

Actually, it is neither possible to exclude those channels from the device template nor to remove the unwanted channels from existing sensors afterwards, I'm afraid.

For details regarding editing device templates, please refer to this article.

Best regards,

Created on Sep 19, 2017 12:11:37 PM by  Sven Roggenhofer [Paessler Technical Support]

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