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I'd like to create a map that represents a server room. To make racks, I used a white rectangle white a black edge, but the links I make between my items (mostly servers and switches) doesn't appear, because the rectangles hide them. I tried to put them on background, and the links and the items on foreground, but nothing helps.

Any idea ? Regards, Theo

link maps prtg

Created on Mar 19, 2014 3:42:42 PM

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We are aware of this issue and are working on fixing the bug but I cannot say when it will be fixed.

If you create an object with the code below and save it as object_box1d.htm, you should have a new object in the objects section called Transparent box with black border. This object will show the lines between objects.

You have to save this file in the PRTG Network Monitor\webroot\mapobjects folder.

<!--Objects: Transparent box with black border-->

<div class="map_object map_graph" id="<@itemid>" objectid="<@objectid>" subid="<@subid>" style="<#mapobject type="coordinates" subid="<@subid>" mode="<@editmode>">">
<#mapobject type="objectgrip" mode="<@editmode>">
<#mapobject type="htmlbefore" subid="<@subid>">
<#checkobjecttype objecttype="sensor,probenode,group,device" nicemessage="true" id="<@objectid>">

	    <div style="display:block;width:<@width>px;height:<@height>px;background:255,0,0,0.5;border:2px solid black;">

  <#mapobject type="htmlafter" subid="<@subid>">

Created on Mar 20, 2014 1:11:20 PM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]



Hello Greg, this works truly perfectly. Thanks for your quick answer. Problem solved!

Created on Mar 21, 2014 8:42:35 AM



Is there already a fix? The Workaround is ok so far, looking good, but now my sensors lying under these boxes and its impossible to interact with them.

Any hints? Regards, Martin

Created on Mar 24, 2014 11:37:43 AM



For that, please simply change the layer on which this map object now "sits", either via the icons to change the layer, or with the according input field on the top left area of the map designer.

Created on Mar 24, 2014 12:19:28 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Thanks, it works, but its top right in my PRTG Version (V12).

Regards Martin

Created on Mar 25, 2014 1:47:38 PM

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