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I need a way to create Factory Sensor automatically. These Factory Sensors will be an aggregation of traffic sensors of a specific group.

Is there a way to verify all traffic sensor on a group, verify which of then are up and then create a Factory Sensor automatically with these informations?

Is it possible using PRTG API?

Thank you!

api automatically factory

Created on Jan 31, 2011 7:59:29 PM

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Dear Bruno,

that might be possible, but will probably be quite an effort in scripting:

  • get all sensors from a certain group
  • check the types of these sensors
  • filter only for traffic sensors
  • then filter out the IDs of those
  • clone an existing Sensor Factory Sensor
  • change its Channel definition using the IDs from the traffic Sensors above

Best Regards.

Created on Feb 1, 2011 1:33:41 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



and do you think it´s possible to check which source sensors are up (like "if sensorA_status==up then ..."; or "select from sensor where status=up ...")? I would like to create a Factory sensor that will be never in down/error state because of the source sensors.


Created on Feb 1, 2011 5:55:50 PM

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