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Device sort - ip-addreses



I have networks where devices don't have names only ip's. Current alphabet sort does not sort ip's nicely. They use text sorting instead of numerical sort. This is how they sort currently

instead of easy to follow order:

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Created on Mar 28, 2023 9:33:45 AM

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That is correct, for this particular case PRTG is ordering the IP Address based on the first digit of the last octet and it is working as design. The sorting was designed to be used with letters not numbers and the sorting algorithm to order letters based on the alphabet. The suggestion will be to use letters instead of IP Address or number on the devices names instead.

Created on Mar 30, 2023 10:09:29 PM by  Ivan Escalante [Paessler Support]

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