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Can I simulate a website login on an ASP.NET site via a sensor?



I'd like to create a sensor in PRTG that actually logs into an ASP.NET web site to make sure that the site is functional. This is an ASP.NET site so session infro is maintained.

I've tried the HTTP transaction sensor, but since there isn't a way to know the correct session information for the POSTDATA, it doesn't seem to work.

Is there another sensor that might help me accomplish this or a way to make the HTTP Transaction sensor do this (simulate a user login)?

asp-net http-transaction-sensor sensor

Created on Mar 26, 2013 6:32:45 PM

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I'm afraid there is no native sensor in PRTG which can handle session based logins. The only way around here would be using a own script in addition to a EXE/Script Sensor or a EXE/Script Advanced Sensor.
Best regards

Created on Mar 26, 2013 7:45:33 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]




I have a transactional http type sensor is validated in a asp.net page with user name and password.

With Paessler URL Recorder tool get the POSTDATA then you must indicate in the sensor.


Created on Mar 27, 2013 10:49:05 AM

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