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Adding channels to SSH Disk Free Sensor

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I'm using the SSH Disk Sensor and I'm trying to add a filesystem to be monitored. So I have a device with one sensor to monitor the system's mount points. (/, /usr, /var, /tmp, etc...) and one sensor to monitor the application mount points. (/app01, /app02, /app03, etc...) I added a new application filesystem to be monitored but don't know how to get the sensor to see it. I'm not finding away to add another channel to the sensor. I can create a new sensor and select the new mount point but then I have 3 sensor. I can remove the sensor and re-create it with the new channel. But is there away to have the sensor rescan and add the new channel without creating/remove sensors manually?

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Created on Dec 6, 2017 3:09:38 PM by  Jefferypk (0) 1



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Hi there,

Unfortunately, it is not possible to add new channels to the already created sensors. There are currently also no plans to implement such a feature as this isn't working for all Disk Sensors. One reason is that the Meta-Scan can't be initiated again for a sensor after its creation.

Best regards.

Created on Dec 7, 2017 3:27:55 PM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]



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