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PRTG Notification of machine being restart




Is there a sensor that will notify me in case of a machine restart? (Windows/Linux)

Thanks, Aviv Malka

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Created on May 22, 2016 6:57:25 AM

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Hello Aviv, we appreciate your contact.

There are two sensors in PRTG which can measure uptime:

If your system(s) are compatible with any of these, deploy those sensors and then set-up alerts based on a lower limit, for instance set the sensor to down when the uptime is less than 600 seconds and into warning when the uptime is less than 900 seconds. You can use this together with notifications if you wish to be notified.

See also the Paessler website: How to set up notifications via the PRTG web interface.

Best Regards,

Created on May 23, 2016 10:25:14 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

Last change on Jul 26, 2021 11:37:24 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]

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