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Throttle Notifications



Is it possible to limit the amount of notifications sent by PRTG during a period of time? We have had a number of occasions where WMI will fail on a host that may have 12 WMI sensors and because the parent sensor for ping is still up we get SMS notifications for all of those failed sensors. Any ideas?

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Created on Mar 21, 2017 3:50:20 PM

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Hi there,

Unfortunately, there is no such throttle function for notifications. You could try to update to the most recent version (if it is slightly older) as we have fixed a lot of issues regarding WMI. This might prevent this issue from happening again.

Best regards.

Created on Mar 22, 2017 12:53:49 PM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]



that would be a handy option, because otherwise the SMS Gateway could get DOS'd which could be an operational risk.

Created on Jun 4, 2020 12:13:52 PM



Hi Jonathan,

if you want to propose this as a feature, please see here how to open a feature request.

Kind regards

Felix Wiesneth - Team Tech Support

Created on Jun 5, 2020 6:25:05 AM by  Felix Wiesneth [Paessler Support]

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