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How can I get notified when an interface has input/output errors?



I cannot seem to figure out to to make PRTG notify me when a interface encounters errors. I have ticked to monitor the additional channel "Errors In & Out".

I'd like PRTG to notify me if either of the "Errors per second" is ever higher than one. Is this possible?

Best regards Jesper

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Created on May 1, 2014 1:55:02 PM

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You could modify the "Errors out" channel settings of the sensor to have limits like this:

Upper Warning Limit: 0

Upper Error Limit: 5

This way, as soon as there is one error in traffic, the whole sensor will switch to warning.

Then set the notifications for warning and error states as normal :) Hope that helped?

See also the Paessler website: How to set up notifications via the PRTG web interface.

Created on May 3, 2014 5:32:53 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 26, 2021 11:50:13 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]

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