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Status Future consideration
Workspace SevOne
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 19, 2023

Updates on the WMI Plugin

The WMI Plugin is quite outdated at this point.   Additionally managing the mapping  of devices to WMI Proxies is a nightmare, as it can only be done through the API.  Additionally, WMI Proxies are set on a per device basis.  Ideally I'd like the ability to select a WMI Proxy, and list the devices which will be using that poller.  This way when I need to migrate devices from one poller to another, I can select all devices from WMI Proxy 1, and instead add the to WMI Proxy 2.  As opposed to writing a script and then manually updating each device with the new proxy ID.   After I have to use the API to expose the Proxy ID.


Additionally, with patching of WMI Proxies, I end up having downtime in polling while that Proxy is rebooting.   Realistically devices should have a primary and secdonary WMI Proxy defined.  If the first WMI Proxy becomes unhealthy, the secondary takes over.

Today, I have to get an alarm that the WMI Proxy is down, then run a script to find the WMI Proxy ID, and then update each device manually.

Idea priority Medium