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Creating a group with different devices

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Hi!

I want to build a map that monitors networks with a location based system. To make this clear I want to start with a picture of our building. Then I want like 1 floor, 2 floor and so on. Then rooms and in the rooms I want to exactly show where devices are.

Now my problem: I want to have like a "First Floor" group, but we have our devices in an order that is like: Switches, PC's, Server and so on. Is there a way to pick devices out of different groups to monitor rooms, floors and so on?

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Created on Oct 17, 2019 6:10:35 AM by  wellpott (10) 2



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Hi wellpott,

You can use the Library Feature of PRTG. With the Libraries feature in PRTG, you can create special views of your device tree with up-to-the-minute monitoring status information, arranged the way you want it.

Created on Oct 17, 2019 6:43:17 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]



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Yes that is true but I cant put a Library in the map or do I see that wrong?

Created on Oct 17, 2019 6:59:42 AM by  wellpott (10) 2

Last change on Oct 17, 2019 11:53:27 AM by  Sasa Ignjatovic [Paessler Support]



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You are right, this is not possible by default. However, you can add a Library as sunburst diagram in PRTG. Therefore, please follow this link: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/59942-how-can-i-use-a-status-icon-of-a-device-in-maps-which-only-considers-specific-sensors

Created on Oct 17, 2019 7:57:22 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]



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