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PRTG is generating traffic beside SNMP



Please advise why PRTG is generating SMB, SAMBA and other traffic beside ICMP as I only set ping to WAN ip

prtg samba smb

Created on Sep 26, 2019 3:19:21 AM

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Hi there,

This traffic is generated by the following PRTG functions:
- Auto-Discovery (https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/auto_discovery)
- Similar Sensor Detection (https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/similar_sensors)
- System information (https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/system_information)

Kind regards,
Andreas Günther
Tech Support, Paessler AG

[email protected]

Created on Sep 26, 2019 10:19:50 AM by  Andreas Günther [Paessler Support]

Last change on Sep 26, 2019 10:20:26 AM by  Andreas Günther [Paessler Support]

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