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Modify VMware Virtual Machine (SOAP) Sensor




I wanted to know if it is possible to modify the VMware Virtual Machine (SOAP) Sensor channels.

This sensor is high impact and of all the channels I am only interested in the Network so I do not need the other channels and being able to remove them would lower the consumption of the sensor.

Is it possible to delete the other channels, I don't know by modifying the .ovl.

I would like your help and guidance.

ovl prtg soap vmware

Created on Jun 24, 2021 3:38:25 PM

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Hello there,

It is not possible to adjust the according query, so less performance is used for the sensor scan.

If you do not like the depiction of the sensor you can simply hide specific channels in the settings. The channel settings can be opened by clicking on the according channel in the sensor's Overview tab.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Jun 29, 2021 5:13:26 PM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]

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