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REST Custom Sensor with JWT




We are trying to setup a [REST Custom Sensor](https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/rest_custom_sensor) which needs to request an authentication token (JWT) prior to do the main request.

Can this be done using the REST Custom Sensor from PRTG?

api authentication bearer jwt rest

Created on Apr 24, 2019 1:06:06 PM

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Hi there,

Currently the sensor is not able to dynamically retrieve tokens. We have planned that for the full version of the sensor though, but we don't have a release date yet for this sensor.

Best regards.

Created on Apr 24, 2019 1:43:28 PM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]



We are looking forward to this functionality as well.

Created on Aug 2, 2019 4:04:37 PM



is this functionality is now available ?

Created on Dec 10, 2019 1:10:58 PM



Hi there,

it's not planned at the moment.

Please feel free to open an official feature request, so other customers can vote for this.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Dec 10, 2019 2:50:29 PM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]



Hi Paessler

Available in the mean time? We need this. Most of our APIs have JWT token with a short lifetime.

Created on Mar 26, 2021 7:41:08 AM

Last change on Mar 29, 2021 11:30:31 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]




Thank you for your message.

Regarding token management, please fill in the survey for the Rest Custom v2 sensor, on our Roadmap (under Working on): https://www.paessler.com/prtg/roadmap

Then, I invite you to use a custom script with one of the EXE/Script sensors which will allow to get a new token when necessary. Please, have a look to this manual regarding how to return information in PRTG via custom scripts.

If you have questions, let us know.


Created on Mar 26, 2021 7:48:44 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

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