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HTTP XML/REST Value Sensor "Node not found in xml result"



How can I obtain a nested value from the XML result of a "HTTP XML/REST Value Sensor", an example of the XML result I receive is:

<response status="success">

What should I enter in the "XML Node (and optional property)" field in the sensor's settings if I want to obtain the value of 'state'?

I have tried the following but all result in the error message "Node not found in xml result"



error prtg xml-rest-value

Created on Mar 3, 2014 1:02:30 PM

Last change on Mar 3, 2014 1:59:43 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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have you tried using the following:


Does that work?

Created on Mar 3, 2014 2:00:19 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



Unfortunately not, just tried it and got an error saying "Node ./response/result/IPSec/entry/state not found in xml result."

Created on Mar 4, 2014 9:57:28 AM



with the given XML and the Node Path I had no issues obtaining the value in the node.
Any chance the target which is producing the XML is available public?
If so, please send the URL to [email protected] and refer to this article.

Created on Mar 4, 2014 10:06:49 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]




Upon further inspection it turns out that URL I was using was not formatted properly, I have corrected it and it's now working fine.

Thanks for your help. James.

Created on Mar 4, 2014 10:27:44 AM

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