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Notification based on sensor not updated



Hi, Is there any way to have notification in PRTG Network Monitor based on a custom SNMP OID value not being updated for a set time interval? My requirement is similar to File Sensor "Last Modified" type notification but based on a custom SNMP OID value. My OID value is of timeticks type at the moment, but if require can change that to any other SNMP supported type. Is there any way or any workaround to configure this in PRTG Monitor?

Any information will be much appreciated. Many thanks.

custom-snmp-sensor snmp snmp-custom-table snmpv3

Created on Oct 29, 2018 4:18:10 PM

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Presently, I don't believe we have anything that would do this natively. Just thinking out loud, we would need to get the value of the timeticks, then at the next scanning interval do a delta between the two. As long as it's not 0 then everything is OK.

You might be best to accomplish this with a PowerShell script, and then send a result to PRTG. This result can be as simple as a 1 and 0. We can set a threshold or use a lookup.

We don't have anything in our Script World either that would facilitate this.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

Benjamin Day
Paessler Support

Created on Oct 30, 2018 7:02:57 PM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support] (1,441) 2 1



Hi Benjamin, Thank you very much for the clarification. I shall look into PowerShell option. Thanks very much.

Regards, Mrinal

Created on Nov 1, 2018 2:02:37 PM

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