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Is there a way to be notified if someone pauses the Notification settings in Setup\Account Settings?

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Members of the admin team occasionally want to turn off notifications during system maintenance. Well, they don't always turn it back on and we continue to be unaware of possible problems to the system during off-hours. Is there some way an alert can be sent, say every hour, that the Notifications continues to be paused?

alert notifications pause

Created on Apr 20, 2012 1:53:23 PM by  AlVenus (0) 1



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Hi,

You can use API call

/api/table.xml?content=notifications&columns=name,active

To get a xml document that shows you the status of your notifications. Feeding this link to the XMLRest sensor and checking for an active_raw node that holds value 0, will tell you that a notification is paused.

What you need to work out now is how you want to get notified when all notifications are set to paused....

Regards,

Created on Apr 21, 2012 12:52:09 PM by  PRTG Tools Family [prtgtoolsfamily.com] (13,263) 3 4



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