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Execute Linux service restart on sensor down



I want PRTG to execute a remote service restart or server restart when a sensor is down. For example when an HTTP sensor goes down and stays down for 5 minutes I like to restart the httpd service. Is this possible?

linux prtg restart service

Created on Dec 24, 2012 9:48:10 AM

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you may use the Execute Program notification in addition to a script which triggers the restart of the service via plink. A detailed guide how a command can be executed remotely with plink can be found here.
Best regards

Created on Dec 24, 2012 9:53:49 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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