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How to make group dependent on child device/sensor?

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Is it possible to make a group dependent on sensor which belongs to device witch is member of that group?

I have organized remote locations in it's own groups. I wish to pause monitoring on all other devices in the group if the router through which that location/group is reachable is down. Router belongs to the same group as other devices specific for that location.

dependencies groups paused-by-dependencies

Created on Nov 22, 2014 4:10:32 PM by  glavni (0) 1



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Hello,

Thank you very much for using PRTG. You can do this with cascading groups. Just create a sub-group with all devices "behind the router", and make this group to be dependent on the Ping-Sensor of the router.

best regards.

Created on Nov 24, 2014 3:22:41 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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You could create a second instance of the 'router sensor' and place it outside the group. IE create a group 'routers' and place the second instance there.

Next you can use a HTTP notification, invoking the PRTG API, to pause/resume the original group or use PTF.PRObject as a custom EXE notification to do so.

See also https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/37743-start-or-pause-sensor-from-command-line

Created on Nov 24, 2014 2:03:16 PM by  PRTG Tools Family [prtgtoolsfamily.com] (12,995) 3 4



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Hello,

Thank you very much for using PRTG. You can do this with cascading groups. Just create a sub-group with all devices "behind the router", and make this group to be dependent on the Ping-Sensor of the router.

best regards.

Created on Nov 24, 2014 3:22:41 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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