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Placeholders available on Device's Service URL



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User Story

I'd like to be able to use placeholder variables on Service URL of PRTG monitored devices.

Details of User Story

In our company we use scripts to launch management software from our ERP platform through an URL. We'd like to do the same in PRTG using the Service URL of a device. For example, if a script needs the IP, username and password to pass them as parameters for other software, we use a url like this one "myapp:IPaddress##username##password".

This method also works as plain text in PRTG using the Service URL of a device, but this is a problem from both security and standarization matters, as we would be forced to put each and every login info of a device as plain text. We'd like to use placeholders for fast deploying these URLs on all devices, so it would be something like this on all devices "myapp:%host##%windowsuser##%windowspassword"

Acceptance criteria

  • Being able to use placeholder varaibles on Service URL of PRTG monitored devices.



improve-prtg placeholders prtg-kbtracker service-url

Created on Feb 3, 2020 10:59:52 AM


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