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Trigger alarm on ping-time gets above threshold




I am evaluating PRTG. I'm running the current version

I need to measure the ping time of a remote device. Normally, ping-times are stable below 5 Milliseconds. But if it starts to climb above 10 milliseconds, i need an alarm tripped (and an email send to me).

To make it extra clear, i don't mean "if the device is up or down" but "if responsetimes to that device deteriorate/get worse".

Kind regards, Steve

ping prtg responsetime

Created on Dec 13, 2012 12:41:45 AM

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Hi Steve,
you might just set a Threshold Trigger on the tab Notifications of the sensor. This trigger can send a email notification but is not able to set the same to error state.
You might additional think about setting limits as well.
Best regards

Created on Dec 13, 2012 10:22:08 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



Hello Konstantin,

It worked. Thank you very much. I like this software more and more ;-)

Greetings, Steve

Created on Dec 13, 2012 8:15:33 PM

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