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Can I customize the detected condition in "Unusual" status in PRTG?



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We want to define the detecting condition for "Unusual" status.

I know there is some choose in System Administration => Monitoring => UNUSUAL DETECTION. But we want to set the detect pattern ourselves. Does it possible?

Also, can we setup "Unusual" status detection for SOME sensors ONLY?


condition detection unusual

Created on Oct 26, 2016 7:55:04 AM by  Daniel (0) 1

Last change on Oct 27, 2016 10:39:14 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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Hi there!

The unusual detection can set sensors to an Unusual status when there are values that are untypical for the time span in which they are measured. PRTG compares the current average values to the historic monitoring results for this purpose. If the current values show a big difference to the values that are normally retrieved by a sensor, this sensor will indicate this with the unusual status.

You can either enable/disable for a specific device or group:

Or you can also completely disable the unusual within PRTG (or change it's thresholds):

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on Oct 27, 2016 10:42:45 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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