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What does the HTTP sensor report if no URL is specified?



hi guys

We've just got an alarm for an HTTP sensor that has been fine for over a year. Nothing seems to have changed on the device and on check there is no specified target url in the sensor settings. What was this successfully reporting on up until now?

Cheers Sam

http httpsensor sensor

Created on Dec 5, 2018 12:40:31 PM

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Hi Samuel,

In it's default setting with only "http://" it will do "http://ip_or_dnsname_of_parent_device" and then acts on the HTTP response.

Kind regards,


Created on Dec 5, 2018 12:57:58 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]



Perfect, i assumed it would be that. thanks!

Created on Dec 5, 2018 1:07:58 PM

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