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API: count the number of sensors in a group by status



Hi, i need to show a graph with the number of "ping" sensors that are up and down in a network with more than 5000 ping sensors, so i was wondering if there is a way to get the count, instead of call for all the sensors and do the count manually in my system

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Created on Jun 13, 2013 10:52:23 PM

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sure, you can create an API call which only will get the ping sensors from a certain group in a certain status. The following example call will give you the object IDs of all Ping Sensors in a group with status down in JSON format:


Please replace the expressions with capital letters to fit your needs

The call will produce JSON as output and will also include a statement called treesize which holds the value for all sensors of the above type.

You might also want to add a further parameter count=10000 to make sure all sensors are picked up because the default output is limited to 500 sensors


Best regards

Created on Jun 14, 2013 6:32:14 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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