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Device Name From Snmp sensor data



Hi! I Have a device un PRTG. This Device has a snmp sensor, which returns device name from specific OID.

How can I change device name according snmp data?

For Example: i cnhage device settings and change its name. Snmp sensor get updated data and change device name in prtg

device name snmp

Created on Aug 7, 2018 12:44:59 PM

Last change on Aug 8, 2018 10:23:16 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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Hello there,
thank you for your inquiry.

This is not possible I'm afraid. There is no way to use a placeholder as device name. But it should be possible to use PRTG's REST API to first read the last message of a particular sensor and in a second step use the setobjectproperty call to modify the device's name.

You can find further details about the API on the following URL or within your PRTG's web-interface under Setup > PRTG API.

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on Aug 8, 2018 10:25:02 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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