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Can autodiscover only add devices configured for SNMP?



I have 2 types of devices in one subnet and we only want to monitor one type of device, which all have SNMP configured. Can I setup PRTG to only add devices found that has the configured SNMP community string, and not add the other devices discovered via ping only?

autodiscovery community snmp

Created on Mar 1, 2018 6:51:12 PM

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Hello there,

The only way to restrict which sensors are being created during an auto-discovery, is when selecting a template that only contains certain sensor types. You can also create your own templates.

Kind regards,


Created on Mar 2, 2018 2:48:11 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]

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