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Hi All,

We have a lot of application based monitoring that runs at different intervals (daily, hourly, weekly, monthly). Each of these are important for the health of the application. At the moment these run via cron or task scheduler and they output events both success & failure.

My question is: 1. Can we use prtg to collect the outputs of these so we can receive alerts if they fail? 2. Can we use prtg to identify if they did not run at all (e.g. silently failed and report nothing back).

Note: I dont think I want to use prtg to actually run the tasks (in replace of cron) but more to collect the output of these jobs (which could be in xml form).

api custom prtg

Created on May 22, 2014 10:25:23 PM

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Sorry for the late reply. How could PRTG access those XML files? You could use the "HTTP XML/REST Value" for that, if you setup a small web service (like with nginx, really fast and small footprint).


Created on May 27, 2014 9:26:10 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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