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Return a value from JSON output




Trying to do something I've never done before and don't know much about.

I have a web api returning JSON (I believe) and I need to pull a value out of it for the temperature.

I have been poking around with the XML/REST sensors but am not getting anywhere.

Can anyone point me in the right direction?

in the sample output below, the current temperature is 25.88.

{"id":"161","name":"SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor V5","label":"Lounge Multipurpose","attributes":[{"name":"acceleration","currentValue":"inactive","dataType":"ENUM","values":["inactive","active"]},{"name":"battery","currentValue":85,"dataType":"NUMBER"},{"name":"contact","currentValue":"closed","dataType":"ENUM","values":["closed","open"]},{"name":"temperature","currentValue":25.88,"dataType":"NUMBER"},{"name":"threeAxis","currentValue":null,"dataType":"VECTOR3"}],"capabilities":["TemperatureMeasurement",{"attributes":[{"name":"temperature","dataType":null}]},"Battery",{"attributes":[{"name":"battery","dataType":null}]},"ContactSensor",{"attributes":[{"name":"contact","dataType":null}]},"Configuration","ThreeAxis",{"attributes":[{"name":"threeAxis","dataType":null}]},"AccelerationSensor",{"attributes":[{"name":"acceleration","dataType":null}]},"Refresh","Sensor"],"commands":["configure","refresh"]}

code json xml

Created on Dec 29, 2019 9:14:18 AM

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You can do this using the https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/http_xmlrest_value_sensor

For the XML Node value enter:


Sensors | Multi Channel Sensors | Tools | Notifications

Kind regards,

[[http://prtgtoolsfamily.com]] PRTG Tools Family

Created on Dec 30, 2019 9:35:14 AM



Thank you very much, this works and I now understand the syntax better. :)

Created on Dec 30, 2019 12:48:38 PM

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