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Hi Team,

Is there a way to have a link from another application into device data of PRTG? This link should be able to parse the IP address or DNS name of that device. Ideally including a reporting period or via a link to the live data of that device.

Anyone an idea?

Thank you - Will

api device historic-data live-graph prtg

Created on Feb 19, 2016 9:13:51 PM by  Will Moonen (0) 1

Last change on Feb 22, 2016 12:33:35 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]



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Hello there Will,

PRTG can handle external links but they must refer to devices or sensor's via their unique ID:

For instance, to get to the device's overview:

protocol:PRTGSVR/device.htm?id=DEVICE_ID&tabid=1

Please also note that you can't have a graph for a device as device's only store sensors which are the "data" for a device, this means that to see any graphs you will need to query the underlying sensors, for instance to have a Sensor's graph:

protocol:PRTGSVR/chart.png?graphid=-1&id=SENSOR_ID&avg=14400&sdate=2016-02-21-13-27-00&edate=2016-02-22-13-27

You can find more about the Historic Data API within PRTG under SETUP > PRTG API, please see the Historic Data tab.

You will also need to provide authentication details within the URL, this can be done with:

  • &username=myuser&password=mypassword
  • ?username=myuser&password=mypassword

Best Regards,

Created on Feb 22, 2016 12:33:16 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]



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