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Default recommended sensors for auto-discovery



Hi, I just did an auto discovery for 70 servers in AD as an initial test for when we go live with implementing PRTG across the network. I noticed that on all our Windows servers it added the windows update status sensor, which all of these are showing alerts for, which is also sending lots of alerts. we have a solution of managing windows updates via wsus and azure, so this is covered as far as we know (policies, firewalls, etc) is there a way to remove these sensors from all these servers (without doing one by one) and is there a way to modify the default recommended sensors next time we do an auto discover (so it doesnt include these sensors)?

sensors updates windows

Created on Apr 23, 2020 11:50:04 AM

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You can delete these sensors via multi edit. You can get a list of all the desired Windows Update Status sensors via Sensors | By Type | | W... | Windows Update Status. In here you need to mark the sensors and click on the bin in the blue bar.

Kind regards,
Marijan Horsky , Team Tech Support

Created on Apr 23, 2020 3:55:21 PM by  Marijan Horsky [Paessler Support]

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