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HTTP POST notification on change



Hi, we have a piece of kit that can HTTP POST on state change.(alarm).

I have set this to POST to PRTG, which is working fine.

What I can't work out how to do, is how to setup a notification to alert when a POST comes in. Is this possible?

http post prtg

Created on Oct 10, 2014 1:16:15 PM

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Thank you very much for using PRTG. May I ask, how exactly do you monitor this device? With which sernsor(s)?

best regards.

Created on Oct 15, 2014 8:00:07 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]




I've setup a HTTP Push Data Advanced BETA sensor on the local probe, which my device can HTTP POST to on alarm. What I want to be able to do is generate a state alarm when this message that gets HTTP POSTed changes.

Created on Oct 16, 2014 12:15:45 PM



You can cause the sensor to go into error state by pushing an error-tag (instead of a channel result value):

              <text>Your error message</text>

For the details, please see your very own PRTG under "Setup"->"PRTG API"->"Custom Sensors".

Best regards,

Created on Oct 17, 2014 8:52:47 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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