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NPM: Deploy WinPcap and DPI plugin to agent

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Updated May 30, 2018


This article provides steps to automatically deploy the DPI plugin and WinPcap to Windows Agents without having a QoE sensor assigned to the Agent.


  • NPM 12.0.1



  1. Open Orion Database Manager from the Orion Start Menu by navigating to SolarWinds Orion > Advanced Features > Database Manager.
  2. If your SQL Server is not displayed, select the button labeled "Add Default Server".
  3. Scroll to Orion Database. Right-click and select "NEW QUERY".
  4. Copy the SQL code below and press "Execute Query". This query lists every Agent where a DPI plugin is deployed:
    SELECT * FROM [dbo].[AgentManagement_AgentPlugins]
    inner join [dbo].[AgentManagement_Agents]
    ON [dbo].[AgentManagement_Agents].AgentID= [dbo].[AgentManagement_AgentPlugins].AgentID
    AND [dbo].[AgentManagement_AgentPlugins].PluginID like '%dpi%'
  5. The following query deletes the DPI plugin from Agents. The X must be replaced with the agentid for the Agent you wish to delete the plugin from.
    Delete from [dbo].[AgentManagement_AgentPlugins]
    where pluginid like '%dpi%'
    and Agentid = X


Note: WinPcap must be removed manually from each of the nodes.




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