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How to disable duplication checking for nodes in Orion

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Updated February 8th, 2017


This article describes the steps on how to disable duplication checking


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Note: Backup the 3 files first before making any changes so you have a default copy of each file

  1. Go to c:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion\SolarWinds.Orion.Discovery.Job.dll.config.
  2. Look for 3 keys below and set it from False to True:
    <add key="DisableMacDuplicateDetector" value="false" />
    <add key="DisableSysNameDuplicateDetector" value="false" />
    <add key="DisableDNSDuplicateDetector" value="false" />


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12:59, 10 Feb 2017



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