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i am currently searching for a solution to optimize our cluster monitoring. We have a cluster with 3+ servers. We are monitoring the cluster ip (Loadbalancer) as well as each host itself.

Is it possible to receive warnings when 1 host is down and critical state when 2 or more hosts are down? Because depending on this state we would trigger different alerting.

Many thanks in advance!


alerting cluster prtg

Created on Mar 26, 2020 11:02:20 AM

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Hi there,

I would recommend to monitor each part of the cluster on its own. After that you can create a Business Process Sensor to combine those states of the existing sensors to your needs.

For example you can define the following:

  • If less than 75% of the defined Sensors are green it should switch to Warning
  • If less than 50% of the defined Sensors are green it should switch to Down
    Please let me know if this fits your requirements.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Mar 26, 2020 11:35:49 AM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]

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