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Reports Based on Objects in Warning/Paused



I am trying to generate reports based on the amount of objects in a warning or paused state. This report would be ran every two weeks and sent to techs to avoid future problems with objects in warning. It would also keep techs current with the amount of objects paused.

I compile a report that includes this information every two weeks. I was hoping PRTG would have an option for automating this report.

The only options I have seen in the reports section, that provide any type of filtering, is tags. Is there anyway to run reports based on state?

paused reports state tags warning

Created on Jun 24, 2017 12:56:47 AM

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Thank you for your KB-post.

I'm afraid that such reports are not directly possible using default PRTG reporting options.

As an alternative, you can try using PRTG API:

In the PRTG web interface please choose "Setup -> PRTG API", then go to "Live Data" and scroll down to "PRTG HTTP API: XML Table Query Builder", where you can adjust settings for Table Content (e.g. sensor or devices) and desired Table Type (e.g. xml, csv). In the field Columns you can add/remove columns which you want to see in the report (e.g. status or downtime). Scroll down to the "Supported Output Columns" for the explanation of all column parameters. There you will find also some examples of PRTG API calls - e.g. one of them is an API call for all sensors that are not up (with their current state and downtime information).

Best regards

Created on Jun 26, 2017 2:28:59 PM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]

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