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How to use placeholders with HTTP-request?




we are currently using the PRTG HTTP-request function to send sensor information to our database program, this is working fine. The only problem is that i can't seem to use the PRTG placeholders together with the URL that i use with HTTP-request.

How can i combine URL's together with the PRTG placeholders?

http-request placeholders url

Created on Apr 16, 2014 10:59:45 AM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. Could you please elaborate with a few more details (best, upload some screenshots) how exactly you "forward" data from PRTG via HTTP to the database program? Thank you!

best regards.

Created on Apr 21, 2014 7:58:00 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Hello, I came across this post and this is obviously what I'm looking for as well.

If I could use placeholders in URL thThe URL triggered by a http-sensor could look like: http://<targetserver>/<path>/?%sensorid If this would be possible I could transfer the SensorID (and many other PRTG-parameter) to target URL.

Are you planning to add this feature in one of the next releases?

Best Regards

Created on Mar 14, 2016 7:30:06 AM



Oliver, are you referring to HTTP notifications? Then you can definitely use the placeholders

Created on Mar 14, 2016 9:13:52 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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