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Is it possible that PRTG receives alert- mails e.g. from other software?

Today, many tools are sending mails to me but i would like them to display the results in prtg.

thanks !

email pop3 sensor

Created on Oct 2, 2011 11:42:41 AM

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No, sorry, this is not possible with PRTG. It contradicts the concept of the program to a certain extent, PRTG checks your network actively and does not wait for events to happen.

Created on Oct 2, 2011 12:08:54 PM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (11,025) 3 6



Using PRTG's POP3 Email count sensor you can count the number of emails send from or to a specific address containing a specific string in the subject line.

Important note: The POP3 Email Count sensor is deprecated as of PRTG version 16.1.23.

Please see the following article for more details and possible alternatives:

Created on Oct 3, 2011 7:32:39 AM

Last change on Jul 18, 2018 12:55:37 PM by  Brandy Greger [Paessler Support]

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