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Ability to manually run script/application per sensor



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I love the automation aspect of PRTG's sensors, however there are many occasions where I want to be notified of an issue without any automatic action being taken until later when I'm ready.

Simple example - I want to be alerted if the windows print spooler service is not running, but I don't want it to be automatically restarted because someone might have stopped it on purpose to troubleshoot printing issues.

Is there any way to add a right-click menu option that launches a pre-defined script/application/task at the sensor-level, similar to the "Device Tools" menu item at the device-level?

In the above example, I could right-click on the print spooler sensor (which uses wmiservicesensor) and I could then select a "Sensor Tools" menu item which would let me select stop/start.

Other sensors might offer other options when right-clicked, including a "custom" option which might run powershell scripts etc.


custom prtg script service wmi

Created on Sep 17, 2015 9:21:53 AM by  cimrak (20) 1

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currently this is neither possible nor planned. An executable would have to be distributed to every machine the web interface is called from. Also please note that calling an executable/script over web interface on a remote machine is a situation you normally want to avoid at all cost because of security reasons.
Best regards

Created on Sep 18, 2015 12:12:30 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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