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Hi, I can't setup an notification for netflow sensor when it go to "unknown" status. this take place when that sensor stop to receive data.

it's possible trigger any notification for that ? I can't found out any.


netflow-v5 prtg9 snmp

Created on Nov 5, 2012 1:18:40 PM

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I'm sorry, a trigger for the unknown condition is not possible.

best regards

Created on Nov 5, 2012 4:21:36 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]




is it a way now to setup notification on a unknown state? Because we use the Netflow sensors for billing purpose and is crucial that the sensor always have data.



Created on Jan 8, 2015 3:47:31 PM



Dany, in the moment Triggers cannot be set on the "Unknown"-State. To be honest, we do not plan to implement such a trigger-condition in the future. Instead I've created a wish list ticket, that Flow/Sniffer-Sensors can be set into Warning-State if no data comes in. This will then allow to use a State Trigger on Warning.
There is a workaround for this right now as well. You can add a Packet Sniffer - Sensor, that filters for the ports on which the Netflow-Packets come in (on the according Probe Host). Then use a limit, to set the Sniffer sensor into error state if no Netflow Packets come in for a certain amount of time.

Created on Jan 9, 2015 9:31:24 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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