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Placeholders in XML/Rest sensors



I have an XML document with a list of devices which are known to PRTG and some data about them.

For instance, this XPath query works fine: Node *[node_name='ORP020']loss_avg

and returns the value 3.389831e-03.

I would love to replace the node_name string 'ORP020' with a PRTG placeholder like %device as then it would be much easier to clone this sensor.

Is this possible? I have tried it and it does not seem to work.

http-xml placeholders xpath

Created on May 26, 2014 3:29:35 PM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. I'm very sorry, but such placeholders are not possible with this sensor.

best regards.

Created on May 27, 2014 1:12:53 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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