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Obtain Parent ID Through API



We are monitoring a large WAN with many nested levels. I'd like to be able to obtain the object ID of the parent group of any device and subsequent IDs of the parents of groups as I trace the hierarchy of the device all the way back to the probe. Any suggestions for the proper API calls? Thanks in advance!

api hierarchy parent prtg

Created on Jun 6, 2017 1:38:48 PM

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Dear DexterSlab

This example demonstrate how to get the parent ID:


Created on Jun 6, 2017 7:27:26 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]



That did the trick! I was looking for an object property. Strange that the parent ID would be a "status" of the device.


Created on Jun 6, 2017 7:48:39 PM

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