How to set a filter in CA Performance Center to filter certain components from being polled.
To set and activate a metric family filter
i) Create or copy a Monitoring profile. You cannot edit or set a filter for factory monitoring profiles.
ii) Select the monitoring profile from the Monitoring Profiles page. Click the row of a metric family from the Metric Families tab, click Edit Filter, and edit the filter criteria.
iii) Associate the monitoring profile with a device collection.
iv) Run a discovery and review the Filter report on the Monitored Devices page. The filters on each of the monitoring profiles indicate whether they monitor the device collection that you want to filter.