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Applying Threshold of Sensor in Specific Time of Day



Dear Support Team, Is it possible to applying threshold of a sensor, only in a specific time of day? Thank for your helps

sensor specific-time threshold

Created on Dec 8, 2018 12:11:56 PM

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Not officially, but PRTGapi (see my signature) may do this:

# Set the upper error limit of the "Total" channel of all WMI CPU Load sensors to 90
Get-Sensor -Tags wmicpu* | Get-Channel Total | Set-ChannelProperty UpperErrorLimit 90

PRTG Scheduler | PRTGapi | Feature Requests | WMI Issues | SNMP Issues

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Dec 10, 2018 11:17:42 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



Alternative - why don't you use this sensor: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/sensor_factory_sensor

What you do:

  • Pull the channel / data you need to alert on
  • set the limits as you need them
  • add a schedule to PRTG for when this sensor should be active
  • remove the alerts / limits on the source sensor
  • set the new created schedule to the new Sensor Factory Sensor

In the end - you create a sensor that has a specific schedule with the limits you need to be alerted on. This sensor does therefor only alert you in the specified time windows - while the real sensor will collect the data still for 24 hours - the Sensor Factory Sensor or in theory Business Sensor can help you limiting the time to alert you while being paused for most of the time.. as you requested..


Florian Rossmark


Created on Dec 10, 2018 3:16:58 PM

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