Turn off collection of port data for SNMP network devices In some environments you may not want to collect the port data for SNMP network devices. About this taskIf the network devices contain an extremely large number of ports and each individual port's information is not critical to the overall management of the devices, you may not want to collect the port data for SNMP network devices. Procedure Navigate to DiscoveryDiscoveryDefinition Probes. Go to the SNMP - Switching probe. In the SNMP Fields tab, find the field named ports. Double-click the value in the Active column. Change the value to false. Click the check mark to save the change.