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[OPEN] Device-Name Placeholder for Sensor Names



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User Story

As a PRTG User, I want to be able to use the %device placeholder in sensor names.

Details of User Story

To be able to give sensors a more meaningful name and to save configuration time especially in large PRTG installations, the %device variable should become available for existing and newly created sensors.

Acceptance criteria

  • The %device placeholder should add the name of the device to a sensor
  • The %device placeholder should work in device templates



add-feature placeholders prtg-kbtracker

Created on Sep 7, 2018 1:01:33 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

Last change on Sep 28, 2018 7:32:30 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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Hi all, i suggested a more gobal feature which contains this one in https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/90981-open-customize-default-naming-for-devices-and-sensors-global-custom-naming-conventions. Please upvote. Best, Matin

Created on Oct 28, 2022 9:04:29 AM

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