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Probe notify when server is down



I have prtg installed in our main network and a probe on Amazon cs2 notifying if any of the public IP addresses go down.

How can I set up the probe to notify me if the main server is uncountable, for example if our main connection is down?

downtime notification probe

Created on Nov 20, 2012 12:49:40 PM

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I'm sorry, but the Probes cannot execute notificaitons. This is not possible. Such a scenario could be solved with the PRTG Cluster though. Install the failover-node in the Amazon Cloud instance, and only put the sensors targeting the public IPs of your organization, under the Cluster Probe. If the Cluster looses then connection between the nodes, the Failover Instance in the Amazon Cloud can still notify you.

best regards.

Created on Nov 20, 2012 3:43:55 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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