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Auto Detect Not Picking up All Sensors



Hi there,

I created a device template with 3 simple probes. Ping, Free Disk Space, Uptime.

I created a new auto-detect group and chose this template.

When it scanned, 2 of the machines had all the probes and 2 of the machines only had ping.

I can manually add these same probes to these machines that didnt detect just fine.

Any thoughts?

autodetect group scan

Created on Dec 4, 2018 5:38:43 PM

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Are these WMI or SNMP based sensors? If you look in C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\Logs\debug there should be a file called CoreAutoDiscovery.log. Open this file, and look for the entries for the two machines that did not automatically add the sensors. Are there any error messages?

Benjamin Day
Paessler Support

Created on Dec 5, 2018 6:02:16 PM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support] (1,441) 2 1

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