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SNMP Trap message in SMS notification?



Hello. In relation to all the sensors changes, that recent versions have introduced - is there a way to have prtg send the last trap text message in sms notification? %trapmessages and %traperrors works only with email. Same goes with Syslog sensors too, btw.

notifications placeholders snmptraps

Created on Apr 4, 2016 10:06:58 AM

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Due to the potential length of a trap message and the SMS limitation of 160 characters, we probably won't implement this. Sorry!

Created on Apr 5, 2016 11:22:43 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

Last change on Apr 5, 2016 11:22:53 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



Well, that's it then. Funny thing is, we had this working before new SNMP trap sensor. Not sure how, and what changed, but I still have those SMS. This was really usefull to know what one ups (of 50+ total) had it's battery worn out. P.S> Looks like those SMS were generated by on-change triggers.

Created on Apr 5, 2016 12:55:31 PM



It's possible that the limitation wasn't there in the past; could you switch to mail2sms based notifications? Then you could use the %trapmessages placeholder in a text based mail...

Created on Apr 6, 2016 12:05:45 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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