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Configure number of retries before a sensor goes into "Error" state



We are using SNMP Uptime sensors for all our MPLS sites as the method of determining whether they are up or not. I have notifications configured so that they only fire when a sensor is "down" for 300 seconds. Is it possible to config the sensor similarly so it does not go into a "DOWN" state unless it is down for a specified time or number of retries ? (like a "double knock" system). we are monitoring the sensors every 60 seconds.

down snmp trigger

Created on Jun 20, 2014 10:02:51 AM

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Hi Declan,

you can configure a ping sensor as main object for your device. This sensor can ping multiple times whith a userdefined timing (max pause between pings 100ms) and only get down when all pings fail.

Second approach: A factory sensor with two snmp sensors per device, one at 60 sec, the second at 120sec. The factory sensor can be configured only to go down when both sensors fail.

hth martin

Created on Jun 23, 2014 5:28:45 AM

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