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no alarm when machine is switched off



We want to monitor the HDD-usage of several client computers - that's no problem. is it possible that if the machine is switched off there is no alarm (the client machine is not displayed in the alarm count nor set to "red state"?

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alarm client no

Created on Mar 14, 2012 12:10:53 PM

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I'm afraid that is not possible. Best regards

Created on Mar 14, 2012 1:45:58 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]




This is possible but requires "some" advanced configuration work..

1. Download the PingWarning sensor and configure it to ping your computer.

2. Create a notification that uses the API to pause your HDD-usage sensor. (See the manual for more details.)

3. Create a notification that uses the API to resume your HDD-usage sensor.

4. Set up triggers for the PingWarning sensor to pause the HDD-usage sensor when your computer is switched off and to resume the HDD-usage sensor when the computer is switched back on.


Created on Mar 14, 2012 3:37:20 PM

Last change on Aug 7, 2018 8:17:51 AM by  Brandy Greger [Paessler Support]

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