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Is there a solution to POST/JSON Body Data in any XML/REST Sensor?

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Hello together,

i am currently searching for a solution to monitor a REST API from PRTG while the REST POST/PUT API requires me to add XML or JSON as Body Data allready in the PRTG request. Currently i only see custom Headers but no custom Body configurations possible in the REST Sensors.

Request-Example:

PUT https://example.domain.com/api/v1/authorizations
Authorization: Basic QWxhZGRpbjpPcGVuU2VzYQll
X-Controller-Serial-Number: 21328307015870 *4
Content-Type: application/json
Accept: application/json
{
“id”: “067e6162-3b6f-4ae2-a171-2470b63dff00”,
“timeStamp”: “2017-04-20T09:40:23Z”,
“authType”: “”, *7
“locationId”: “”, *6
“identificationList”: [
{“id”:“EA897F001”,“mediaType”:“UHF”,“encoding”:“HEX”},
]
}

The REST result will be depending on the body data (here the "id").

Any idea how to solve with PRTG. Maybe someone has allready a self writtten Custom Sensor i.e.

Regards Christian

custom request rest

Created on Mar 16, 2018 12:10:26 PM by  ChristianB (0) 1



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Hi there,

You can do this by using the Rest Custom Sensor within PRTG. There you can set the request type and postdata when you choose "Post".
https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/rest_custom_sensor

Best regards.

Created on Mar 16, 2018 5:19:51 PM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]



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Thank you,

my fault that i was not up-to-date with my PRTG installation concerning this feature of a BETA sensor. :-)

After PRTG Update also POST data works as you describe.

regards

Christian

Created on Mar 19, 2018 8:24:54 AM by  ChristianB (0) 1



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