New Question
PRTG Network Monitor

Intuitive to Use.
Easy to manage.

200.000 administrators have chosen PRTG to monitor their network. Find out how you can reduce cost, increase QoS and ease planning, as well.

Download >>


What is this?

This knowledgebase contains questions and answers about PRTG Network Monitor and network monitoring in general. You are invited to get involved by asking and answering questions!

Learn more


Top Tags

View all Tags

Activate notification when you receive a trap



Your Vote:



Is it possible to activate a notification when you receive one (1) SNMP trap with the Sensor Trap Receiver?

notifications snmptraps trap

Created on Nov 3, 2017 10:41:05 PM by  Fernando Díaz (0) 1

1 Reply



Your Vote:



Hey Fernando,

Thank you very much for your KB-posting.

Using the Warning- and Error-filters in the sensor settings, you can force the sensor to WARNING or DOWN state if the sensor receives a specific SNMP Trap message.

However, it is not possible to forward this particular message or any parts of it within a notification.

The only thing which can be forwarded is a summary of the last 20 messages by using the placeholder %trapmessages

For details, please refer to:

Best regards,

Created on Nov 6, 2017 11:43:28 AM by  Sven Roggenhofer [Paessler Technical Support]

Please log in or register to enter your reply.

Disclaimer: The information in the Paessler Knowledge Base comes without warranty of any kind. Use at your own risk. Before applying any instructions please exercise proper system administrator housekeeping. You must make sure that a proper backup of all your data is available.