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Notification when Hyper-V VM State changes



I am trying to setup PRTG to notify me via email whenever the state of any Hyper-V VM changes.

Regardless of what the state change is, I would like to be notified when it changes.

So if it is powered on, and then suspends, I want to be notified. If the VM changes from being suspended/paused to powered on, I want to be notified.


Tim Smoot

hyperv2012 notifications state vm

Created on Feb 10, 2015 8:48:54 PM

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Dear Smooter

Please create a state trigger notification on the PRTG device on which you have your Hyper-V VM sensors.

Please set a notification for both "Down" status, as well as for "Condition clears" status.

Since the VM sensor will go down when the VM is powered off, you get a notification when it is powered down, and through the "Condition clears" notification a message when the machine is up again.

Created on Feb 12, 2015 4:26:47 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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