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Ignore paused sensors in business process sensors?




Is there a way to ignore paused sensors in a business process sensor?

We have a filesensor, that shows warnings and errors, when a specific file is older than 24 hours. This file is updated every monday to friday. Thus, the sensor shows errors on every weekend. Thats no problem, since we can pause it by time rules.

The problem is that a business process sensor, that displays the entire status of our erp system, shows errors caused by the file sensor.

Kind regards, Martin

business-process paused-sensor weekend

Created on Aug 11, 2019 12:18:14 PM

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Paused sensors are counted towards the Down state, and this can not be changed. It might be convenient to exclude regularly or frequently paused objects from your business process monitoring, so you do not give more weight than necessary to a Business Process Down condition because of issues you already know about.

For more information see How does the Business Process sensor calculate summarized sensor states?

Best regards,

Created on Aug 12, 2019 7:55:37 AM by  Sasa Ignjatovic [Paessler Support]

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