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Is there a placeholder for IP address?

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Created on Nov 23, 2010 12:47:20 PM by  ASPIT (0) 1

Last change on Nov 23, 2010 1:54:03 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]



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Created on Nov 23, 2010 1:54:37 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]



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I recently updated PRTG8 to v9.1.4.1840. Since updating, %host returns 127.0.0.1 when used in a state trigger notification on a ping sensor. In v8, it would return the IP address of the device that the ping sensor was on. Is there a different placeholder I should be using for the IP of the device?

Created on Nov 29, 2011 9:38:39 PM by  IT Data Center (0)



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This can happen if the device (from which the notification originates) is directly under a probe, and not in a group under the probe (that would be the work-around in the moment). A task to fix this was opened (probably still this year).

Created on Nov 30, 2011 1:44:49 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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