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How to define period definitions?



I am testing the new period definitions for schedules.

I have this schedule priods definiton for my test notification: mo:22:00-tu:05:59 tu:22:00-we:05:59 we:22:00-th:05:59 th:22:00-fr:05:59 fr:22:00-sa:05:59 sa:22:00-su:05:59 su:22:00-mo:05:59

This is supposed to NOT send any notification in defined periods (22:00 to 05:59 following day) and I can confirm that the above definion worked properly from Tuesday to Saturday 05:59 (no notifications were sent in defined periods).

However today (sunday morning), I received many notifications, sent between sa:22:00 and su:05:59. Can you please verify that: 1. the above definition is correct? (newline/enter used as a separator between following periods) 2. at least 7 periods are being handled by PRTG in the schedule definition?

definitions period schedules

Created on Oct 16, 2011 9:00:10 AM

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it is likely that in the settings of your notification the option to "Postpone" is set to Yes.

Pleas check. This setting is done per Notification.

Created on Oct 17, 2011 7:56:09 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



The postpone is set to No.

Also, sorry, I haven't mentioned it earlier, the emails were sent during the hours that were supposed to be disabled (for example in the sa:22:00-su:05:59 period).

In my case they were not sent until friday, starting from saturday they are being sent. Today, I can also confirm that also this night (sunday->monday) they were sent again.

Created on Oct 17, 2011 8:35:11 AM

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