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Successful login check in lync or outlook



Hi , Is there any sensor I could monitor my users to check either they can login successfully to their outlook account or Lync?and alarm me if the authentication failed? regards

login-check lync outlook

Created on Mar 27, 2019 9:53:13 AM

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Thank you for the KB-Post. I'm very much afraid we do not have any native sensors to monitor lync/outlook logins in PRTG, nor are there any planned for the time being.

Does the applications offer metric for this via XML/JSON? Then it should be possible to use the built-in Rest Custom-Sensor here, to request the metrics : https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/rest_custom_sensor

In case the Rest Sensor does not work, I have to be honest with you, this is the first request for such sensors. In such "exotic" cases, we simply have to recommend a self-written Custom Exe/Script-Sensors.

Please bear in mind, as with all things customising, which includes script sensors, customizing on pages in PRTG (reports, map objects, etc.), users are on their own. This has to be done by the user. While we do have a few explanations and rough guides in our KB for that, as well as the API-Documentation, be aware, that it's only supposed to work as a base, and using it is at your own risk. To help with custom scripts as sensors, I encourage you to use the API documentation in PRTG. The script should return the values to PRTG in the expected format (see your own PRTG under "Setup">"PRTG API">"Custom Sensors"). Also follow the manual (https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/exe_script_sensor.htm) and feel free to search the KB (https://kb.paessler.com), for a few examples on script sensors.

Perhaps other users have suggestions too.

best regards.

Created on Mar 27, 2019 8:37:30 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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