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make all snmp cpu sensor send me notification



make all snmp cpu sensor send me notification when reached 90 %

cpu-load notifications snmp

Created on Feb 20, 2014 8:08:49 AM

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you have several options to achieve this. The easiest one will be to create a Library for this specific sensor type and to create a notification trigger for it.

Library and Notification

  1. Create a Library for your SNMP CPU Load sensors:
    1. Choose Libraries from PRTG's main menu and click on Add Library.
    2. Give it an expressive name, e.g., SNMP CPU Load Sensors and click on Continue.
  2. On the Management tab, click on Add Library Node.
  3. Select Root as related object.
  4. Select Show a collection of (filtered) sensors in the library as Node Type.
  5. Select Show specific sensor types only in section Filter By Type.
  6. Mark the entry SNMP CPU Load by clicking in the corresponding checkbox and Save.
  7. Select the Notifications tab.
  8. Click on Add Threshold Trigger.
  9. Define the trigger: "When Primary channel is above 90 for at least X seconds perform CPU notification." and Save.

Now you will receive a notification if one of your CPU load sensors is over 90%.

Alternative: State Triggers via Error Limits

  1. Choose Sensors | By Type | SNMP CPU Load from PRTG's main menu.
  2. Mark all sensors in the appearing table list by clicking into the checkbox in the table header.
  3. Open the settings of these sensors by hovering the down arrow in the multi-edit menu at top of the table and clicking on Settings.
  4. In the appearing window, change to the Channel Settings tab.
  5. Mark the Total Channel.
  6. Mark the checkbox of Limits and Enable Limits (the last settings section in the window).
  7. Mark the checkbox of Upper Error Limit and enter 90.
  8. Save your settings by clicking on OK.
  9. Create State Triggers for these sensors on the particular Notification tabs of the sensors or devices or groups.

Created on Feb 20, 2014 10:08:12 AM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]

Last change on Feb 20, 2014 10:08:56 AM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]

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