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Calling probe install using API



We are building a environment were every tenant gets a dedicated space with their own servers / network etc. The installation is fully automated. The PRTG core is placed is separate tenant-space. We can only use port 443 to get data from that space to the new space for a new tenant. Problem: how can we get the correct probe installer in the tenant space ? The newest version is of course available on the core server but we seem to miss the option to call that installation by api from the scripts that are running in the build of the new tenant space.

What we have so far gets blocked by the request to login (the screen). Is there another way ? other API call maybe ?

api install installation probe

Created on Jun 27, 2014 9:17:42 AM

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unfortunately there is no explicit API call to install a remote probe. However, as you are getting blocked, please try to add the following parameters to your API call:


just replace USER and PASS with the correct credentials. As an alternative to password, you might use the passhash parameter. The passhash for every user can be found under Setup | User Accounts. There open the account overview where you will find the passhash.
Using above parameters your API call should work.
Best regards

Created on Jun 30, 2014 2:41:24 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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