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Problem with SNMP Compatibility Option



Hi there,

Is there any chance i could change the snmp compatibility option of the interfaces (snmp traffic sensors) Which I've been manually added?

I've added some sensors manually and some of them by auto discovery , sensors which have been added by auto discovery will change after the changes in snmp compatibility options but the manually added ones remain with the old configuration. since i've important historic data on the manually added ones i'm not be able to remove them and add them with auto discovery once again.

i've seen a top due to my problem, it mentioned that : "but you're strongly advised to remove and re-deploy your SNMP Traffic sensors to also apply the new Port Identification setting" , seriously what should i do? i cannot remove all of my snmp traffic sensors , i've approximately about 9k sensors with extremely important historic data , what's your suggestion about this issue?

interface snmp-compatibility snmp-traffic-sensors

Created on Jun 10, 2018 5:09:39 AM

Last change on Jun 11, 2018 5:33:19 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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thank you for the KB post. I'm afraid it's not quite clear to which changes you are referring to? Which changes do you mean, would happen on automatically added, but not on manually added sensors?
I'm asking because there shouldn't be such a differentiation. There is one in the SNMP compatibility options regarding the port name update, this refers to sensor names only. So sensors names won't be changed (when the monitored port is renamed on the actual device) if the sensor was renamed manually once.

best regards.

Created on Jun 11, 2018 12:08:47 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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