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How do I add Custom Perf Counters that start with 'R' using the API?



I'm trying to add a Custom Perf Counter using the API using the following URL.


Whenever I use this URL, PRTG treats the \R (at the beginning of "Reads") as a carriage return. When I view the settings for the sensor, the List of Counters setting looks like this:

Category eads Per Second

I've tried escaping the slash (
R) and url encoding the slash (%5CR), but nothing helps. It's always treated as a carriage return. Is there something else I can do to get around this?

api configuration performance-counters

Created on Jul 27, 2013 12:31:20 AM

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this is indeed a bug and at the moment it is not possible setting this values via API. A fix will be released with the next stable version.
Best regards

Created on Jul 30, 2013 12:49:31 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



I see that this has been fixed in the current version. Thanks for the quick turnaround on this!

Created on Aug 28, 2013 3:28:30 PM

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