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How do I enable alerts?



Hi, How do I get PRTG to send email alerts of warnings and errors?


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Created on Feb 21, 2020 11:33:57 AM

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Hello Mark,

On object in the device tree (group, device, sensor...) you can enable different kinds of notifications.

If you are on the Overview tab of your this object, go to the Notification Triggers tab and add or select a trigger. Since you want get informed about a state change (Warning, Down). I would recommend to use a State Trigger. Notification triggers can be inherited like other settings and this inheritance can be interrupted at any time.

Please note, you need to create Notification Templates to use them for the notification.

I would also recommend to check the following Step by Step Guide for more detailed information.

Kind regards Felix Wiesneth - Team Tech Support

Created on Feb 21, 2020 2:17:11 PM by  Felix Wiesneth [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 26, 2021 11:37:55 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]

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