Information on differences from profile setup and template

Document ID : KB000094141
Last Modified Date : 02/05/2018
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Question:
1. How do the check boxes in Profile Setup relate to templates?

2. How the check boxes in Profile Setup effect templates? 

If you have a check box turned off, but monitors turned on in a template, those monitors will not be applied to the host. 

3. How do the check boxes effect discovery?

The checkbox is for both discovery and data collection. If a checkbox is not enabled we will not discover those items on the host. It is important to deselect any items that you will not collect for as this will make the overall discovery and collection of data faster.
Answer:
1. The following image shows how the two relate to each other:

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2. If you have a check box turned off, but monitors turned on in a template, those monitors will not be applied to the host. 

3. The checkbox is for both discovery and data collection. If a checkbox is not enabled we will not discover those items on the host. It is important to deselect any items that you will not collect for as this will make the overall discovery and collection of data faster.