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Is There a way to pause sensors between specific dates and times



Is there a way to configure a sensor to pause starting at xx:xx and to resume at xx:xx ?

I am planning automatically applying windows updates on certain computers at certain times. If I do this in the middle of the night, the sensors in PRTG will complain and send emails and phone calls to support technicians because the windows update and reboot can take 15 to 30 minutes per server. Any thoughts?


todd knower COO TimelyBill Inc.

notifications pause sensors

Created on Jan 19, 2018 1:29:40 PM

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Hi Todd,

While PRTG itself has a Scheduling feature, this only applies to weekly periods. If you'd like a more granular configuration, please check out PRTG Scheduler, which allows for various formats of maintenance to be configured for objects within PRTG.

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Jan 22, 2018 11:07:04 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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