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[OPEN] Prioritize license allocation (Sensors exceeds license limitation of x sensors)



User story

As a PRTG user, I need to be able to prioritize which sensors take a license.

Details of user story

We were forced to import a substantial qty of devices. We importing devices, ran the auto-discovery process, removed unnecessary sensors for unwanted interfaces, grouped and arranged the devices in an attempt to prioritize which devices/sensors were licenses. However, devices at the bottom of the list had sensors that were still being allocated licenses before devices at the top of the list.

A technician advised that sensors are prioritized by *creation time* and the only option is to delete the older devices/sensors and then re-add them again.

Acceptance criteria

We ultimately need some dynamic control on how sensor licenses are allocated.

  • Administrative option to select exactly how to prioritize which sensors are allocated licenses:
    • Hierarchy - Prioritized by order of the device list view.
    • Favorite/Priority - Groups, devices, and sensors have a priority setting already.
    • Creation Time - Continue to offer default method of prioritizing sensors.



add-feature license priority prtg-kbtracker

Created on Mar 4, 2021 6:56:34 AM by  Timo Dambach [Paessler Support]


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