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Need to modify alert: device info



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We'd like to change the host name shown in parentheses of the Device field to the IP address of the Device. Is this possible?

alerts modify-templates prtg

Created on Aug 8, 2012 4:57:22 PM

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to change the contents of the notification, please open the same (Setup -> Notifications) and edit the "Message" field. A list of placeholders which can be used in there can be found here.
Best regards

Created on Aug 9, 2012 6:01:09 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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