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What is the format of an open query in the API?



I'm trying to return object details for a specific device based upon probe name and ip. Supposedly there's an undocumented open filter thing that I can use, but I have no idea what the format would be. Any clues?

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Created on Oct 22, 2019 8:44:28 PM

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Hi there,

Thank you very much for your request.

When it comes to object details I would recommend checking out the API calls described in the Live Data tab of PRTG's API. What exactly do you want to query?


Created on Oct 24, 2019 9:27:23 AM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]

Last change on Oct 24, 2019 9:27:27 AM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]



I'm making calls to retrieve device and sensor data from device information obtained from other sources, so I don't have the objid. I figured out how to specifically grab a device based on IP and probe name, but if there's a list somewhere of each parameter I can filter for (like right now I'm trying to query for sensors based on device ID) that would be helpful.

Created on Oct 24, 2019 3:35:59 PM



Hi there,

I figured out how to specifically grab a device based on IP and probe name

How do you do it?


Created on Oct 25, 2019 10:38:39 AM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]

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