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Restart Linux Service based on PRTG alert




We have a HTTP advanced sensor that monitors the URL ( health check). When this health check fails we would like to restart a service. Can this be done using PRTG. It would be great if someone share the info or documentation .


health restart-service unix

Created on Nov 15, 2018 1:30:17 AM

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Hi Sandeepreddy,

Yes, that's possible. Please select the option "Execute Program" for the Notification you're using.

With this option you can execute a script or a program as an external process. It can be a Windows executable file or a BAT, CMD, or PowerShell file. You can use EXE, COM, BAT, CMD, VBS, or PS1 files.

Please find more information within the following link: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/custom_notifications

I hope this helps. :)

Kind regards,
Andreas Günther
Tech Support, Paessler AG

Created on Nov 15, 2018 12:41:02 PM by  Andreas Günther [Paessler Support]

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