Disable lmsensors for VMWare hardware


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    VMs in VMWare have a temperature of 100. I would like to globally disable the lmsensors polling if VMWare hardware is seen.

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Is it you don’t want to see the incorrect temperature? or is it causing issues with alerts?

You could try some of the solutions mentioned here https://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/7hhdnj/disable_temperature_monitoring_in_librenms/

Or it looks like you could turn off the sensor modules for particular device / os i think


Correct. Since it’s a VM it shows 100 all the time. I don’t have any alerts enabed for temp it just bothers me that the data is there and it’s inaccurate.