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How can I get a visible notification when a sensor goes down

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I'm looking for a visible notification, like a flashing light, to inform me when a sensor goes down.

How can I accomplish this?

down-sensor notification visible

Created on Mar 24, 2015 11:13:42 AM by  PRTG Tools Family [prtgtoolsfamily.com] (13,193) 3 4



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Blink(1) is the world’s best indicator light, designed to give you glanceable notice of anything on your computer or the internet.

With the PTF.Blink(1) application, you can now use your Blink(1) device in combination with your PRTG Network monitor installation.

PTF.Blink(1) will light up your Blink(1) to inform you on Down and Warning sensors.

Created on Mar 24, 2015 1:30:28 PM by  PRTG Tools Family [prtgtoolsfamily.com] (13,193) 3 4



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PTF TrafficLight is an application that scans your PRTG Network Monitor installation for Down and Warning sensors and lights up the lights on a Cleware Traffic Light accordingly.

Created on Mar 24, 2015 3:46:53 PM by  PRTG Tools Family [prtgtoolsfamily.com] (13,193) 3 4



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Just to second the Blink(1) suggestion. This is absolutely brilliant. I have one taped to the top of my monitor, when it unexpectedly turns red I know to check PRTG. The problem with alert emails is you get so many that you have to filter them somewhere and they get missed.

Created on Jun 15, 2015 2:14:20 PM by  Tim Boothby (80) 2



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The PTF.Blink(1) application now supports a maximum of 4 Blink(1) devices.

Plugging them in an USB Hub will give a cool effect, taping the hub to the back of your monitor.
Each device can be set to monitor a combination of nodes in your PRTG device tree

Created on Oct 4, 2017 2:11:44 PM by  PRTG Tools Family [prtgtoolsfamily.com] (13,193) 3 4



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