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How to trigger "Incoming or Outgoing error" notification errors



I'm monitoring more than 60 networks switches with 48 Ports, 2280 sensors. I added "incoming / outgoing errors" to all network switch sensors as a secondary channel.

Now I'd like to trigger a notification if there are errors > 0 on any switch interface. I found this trigger in "Speed triggers" (??) and could select this trigger only when setting "incoming / outgoing errors" as my primary channel. OK, PRTG uses the primary channel triggering notifications.

1) Is there another way to configure this ? I would like to leave the primary channel unchanged because of triggering "Data in / out" notifications too.

2) I configured more than 60 switches with 48 Ports. They are in a separate switch group. I'd like to create this trigger for this group but I can't select it in "speed triggers". Do I have really to switch every sensor's primary channel to "in / out Errors" first ?

common-errors error incoming notification outgoing prtg speed-closing-riders trigger

Created on May 1, 2010 9:06:28 AM

Last change on May 4, 2010 8:00:29 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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1. This would also be possible if you use channel limits and a "state" trigger. Then you wouldn't need to change the primary channel and could define the trigger on a group level.

2. Since there isn't a channel multi-edit option, you would need to do this for each sensor individually. One option would be tu use the auto-discovery function with a device template in which you define the channel limits.

Created on May 3, 2010 11:42:21 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3

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