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how o can receive text triggered alarms [traps]



Dears i need you support pls i have PRTG server and i want to get test trapped alarms i already revived the bandwidth in/out from the devices, and the PRTG is making the data row & the graphs

what i need is who can i receive text alarms that is triggered by the remote servers through the SNMP the remote side already did this on the OSS monitoring system, but i want to remove the OSS and replace it with the PRTG since am using PRTG for more than 2 years and its more reliable

so the question is how ill do this, what type of sensor ill use to receive the text alarms according the the priority [critical, important ... etc.]

prtg9 snmp-custom-sensor snmp-trap

Created on Mar 4, 2012 10:29:28 AM

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Hi Torsten

appreciate your feedback, maybe i didn't explain my problem properly i succeeded reviving SNMP from the remote device, but my problem that i am monitoring only the ports in/out traffic from PRTG side while what i want is to monitor the logs generated by the system [clear test contents] so how i can do this

pls advice

Created on Mar 5, 2012 1:06:48 PM



Are these 'logs' then SNMP Traps? Or what exactly are they?

Created on Mar 5, 2012 2:31:43 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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