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SSH Script on Remote Probe




we want to monitor an UPS (remote Probe) and when the remaining battery is below 10 minutes for example a Linux Server (same remote probe as UPS) shall shutdown.

One method would be to pause the SSH Script sensor and when the battery is below 10 minutes a http action notification does a "check now" on the SSH Script Sensor.

But the Check interval for a sensor cannot be deactivated, and a paused sensor is a too big risk for somebody to resume it.

Can you use a SSH Script as an notification?

Or is there an other way to execute a Script on a Device on a remote probe?


probe prtg remote ssh-script

Created on May 22, 2014 8:26:44 AM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. The only way to execute a script under a Remote Probe, is as a sensor. Probes cannot execute (or send for that matter) notifications. Sorry.

best regards.

Created on May 23, 2014 7:52:28 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]




Thank you for the reply.

Can you please put this on the wish list?




Created on May 23, 2014 7:56:03 AM



It already is, and I've counted your vote.

Created on May 23, 2014 7:57:23 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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