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Monitor when parent is down

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Hello.

Is there a way, to configure a sensor only to run when parent is down, otherwise it's paused.

For instance: I have a VPN tunnel to remote location set by 2 Cisco routers. When ping to the internal IP of the remote router fails, I would like to start ping to its public IP, so I can determine if only my VPN is not working or is there a problem with the internet connection.

Thank you.

Regards, Gasper.

dependency parent ping prtg sensor

Created on Apr 6, 2010 10:51:30 AM by  GasperS (0) 1

Last change on Apr 6, 2010 1:52:05 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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Using PRTG's API, you could pause and resume the respective sensor with a notification using Execute HTTP Action. In the HTTP call, you would use the ID of the sensor you want to resume/pause. You can set different notification triggers for the cases "goes down" and for "goes up again".

Similar scenarios are described in the following articles:

Created on Oct 14, 2010 11:52:06 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

Last change on Oct 14, 2010 11:55:34 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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Sorry, such a "reverse dependency" is not possible at the moment.

See also Sensor dependencies: Child sensor will only be monitored if Parent sensor is down.

Created on Apr 6, 2010 12:21:11 PM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

Last change on Apr 6, 2010 1:54:03 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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Using PRTG's API, you could pause and resume the respective sensor with a notification using Execute HTTP Action. In the HTTP call, you would use the ID of the sensor you want to resume/pause. You can set different notification triggers for the cases "goes down" and for "goes up again".

Similar scenarios are described in the following articles:

Created on Oct 14, 2010 11:52:06 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

Last change on Oct 14, 2010 11:55:34 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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