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Place holder Values




I am in the process of writing an exe/script for Notifications and would need a table of reference for what possible values the placeholders can generate when called in notifications.


%state = Down, Up, Down ended (now: Warning), Down ended (now: Paused) and Down (was: Warning).

These are the ones i have found for state and there might be more.

It is somewhat painstaking to manually trigger all possible states to get the values.

Best regards

notification notification-delivery notifications

Created on Mar 20, 2014 9:32:46 AM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. Please see the following KB-Article for the list of possible placeholders: What placeholders can I use with PRTG?

best regards.

Created on Mar 20, 2014 9:42:41 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Hi Torsten

I already know what placeholders can be used, but my question was what possible values can the placeholders have. in my case specifically the %state or %status placeholder.

I understand that user defined settings like %comments, , %device and %commentsgroup can be whatever value the user sets.

What possible values are there for the %state or %status placeholder.

In my case i use %state as the the first parameter passed to my exe/script and all preceding actions depend on knowing what PRTG will pipe to the exe/script.

Best regards

Created on Mar 21, 2014 1:56:14 PM



That would then be for the %status-placeholder the sensor state, similar as outlined in this KB - Article. Please understand that we cannot document each possible filling of each placeholder.

Created on Mar 21, 2014 2:14:19 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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