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Is it possible to create a group directly under the Probe via the API?

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I'd like to create a group directly under the Probe in the group hierarchy, but I can't figure out what to specify for "targetid" in the API.

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Created on Aug 26, 2013 10:06:35 PM by  djcrumple (0) 1



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The target ID would be the ID number of the probe itself. When you click on a probe, at the upper right hand corner there will be the ID# like below.

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Created on Aug 27, 2013 11:56:41 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]



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Is it possible to get the ID of the probe through the API by searching it's name?

Created on Aug 27, 2013 3:49:38 PM by  djcrumple (0) 1



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All of the calls through the API require that you use the ID of the sensor / group / device since they can be named similarly in PRTG.

Created on Aug 28, 2013 8:30:59 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]



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Using /api/table.htm?filter_name=[name of thing], it's possible to get the ID of group/device/sensor through the API. I don't see an option to get a list of probes through in the API docs, so I was wondering if there's another way get the ID of a probe via the API.

Created on Aug 28, 2013 3:27:05 PM by  djcrumple (0) 1



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The call would actually be /api/table.xml?filter_name=probe device which would give you a list of the probe devices but the ID's are not included in there.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
  <>
   <prtg-version>13.3.6.2768</prtg-version>
   <item>
    <group>RemoteProbe2</group>
    <device>Probe Device</device>
    <sensor/>
    <status>Up </status>
    <status_raw>3</status_raw>
   </item>
   <item>
    <group>RemoteProbe</group>
    <device>Probe Device</device>
    <sensor/>
    <status>Up </status>
    <status_raw>3</status_raw>
   </item>
   <item>
    <group>Local probe</group>
    <device>Probe Device</device>
    <sensor/>
    <status>Up </status>
    <status_raw>3</status_raw>
   </item>
  </>

Created on Aug 30, 2013 9:46:17 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 30, 2013 9:47:05 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]



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