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How do I make a complex dependency logic work?



I need to apply this logic: 1. Group1 is paused if (ping sensor 1 and ping sensor 2 are down) or ping sensor 3 is down 2. Group 2 is paused if (ping sensor 1 and ping sensor 2 are down)

I cannot use a factory sensor because it does not support ping.

I could use a business process which can handle this logic, but a business logic cannot be used as a dependency. How can I proceed from here?

10x Sagi

business-process prtg sensor

Created on Mar 13, 2018 12:35:20 PM

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Hi there,

Business Process Sensor is the right approach. The trick is, when configuring a dependency in a group's settings, it must be a sensor that has to be located in a different group, not in the same group.

Here is an article about simulating multiple dependencies with the Business Process sensor: How can I avoid numerous notifications for branch offices?

Kind regards,


Created on Mar 14, 2018 1:20:27 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 11, 2019 7:44:00 AM by  Florian Weik (1,927) 2 2

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