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Additional Placeholders or Custom Fields Needed For Notifications



We really need additional placeholders or custom fields for notifications. Multiple placeholders lets us use one notification and use placeholders to pass variables to the notification. (Server name, process name, username, password, etc) We currently use the comments placeholder to define variables at the sensor level. It would be GREAT to have more. Is this a feature in version 8 and/or can it be added to new versions?

Also what is the process to submit enhancement requests? We would like to see rich text in the comments field. Then we can add links or additional info for resolving alarms.

custom fields placeholders

Created on Sep 7, 2010 5:18:41 PM

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Dear Benjamin,

thank you for you feedback. You can send such requests or comments always to [email protected], or post them here of course (though we prefer the first option).

I'm afraid for the coming first official release none of your wishes are going to be implemented, but we will keep them in mind for future releases of PRTG.

Best Regards.

Created on Sep 8, 2010 3:24:47 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Are there any workarounds for getting more user defined variables (placeholders) in notifications?


Created on Sep 8, 2010 3:27:26 PM




there is no workaround at the moment, sorry. These are the placeholders available at the moment


Created on Sep 10, 2010 7:25:02 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

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