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Is there a way to count the downtime or error events ?



I need to see a table or something with the number times (events) and hopefully their Start and ending time, a sensor had downtimes for example with a ping sensor. I can take the total of days or hours in a period a sensor has been down, but not the number of events.

This is specially usefull when I want to check how many times in a month an Internet Service provider has failed me or a server. What I'm doing right now is getting a monthly report and where I see red periods of time(downtime) I count them as +1, but I have to get a report from that day to see the specific hour when it became down and then UP, to detail that in a report I have to make, on several devices. may be a table with only the downtime events and the length of each on a period of time.

counters downtime events

Created on Oct 18, 2013 4:04:31 PM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. Please look into adapting a solution similar to the one in the followng KB-Article: "How can I create a report about the notifications, alarms and downtime of a sensor?". The Sensor Status History, on Reports with data table templates may also be an option.

best regards.

Created on Oct 21, 2013 11:39:31 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Thank you for your answer. So there is no way natively the PRTG can show me a table with only downtime data? the batch is a good alternative but if I need that info for 20 or more sensors it gets all mixed up and time-consuming to organize or separate.

Created on Oct 21, 2013 12:26:55 PM



There is no other inbuilt way indeed. Sorry. It should be possible to create separate files with the batch-"method" though by using the Sensor ID (with the placeholder) in the filename though.

Created on Oct 21, 2013 3:50:43 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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