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How many sensors were we monitoring last month ?



Afternoon all, I need to put together some information on the number of sensors we are monitoring at the moment compared to previous dates eg start of the month and start of May.

I am taking a presumption that I will need to create a report to do this but struggling to put together the correct information to generate the information.

I only need to actual total number as its to give a scale of the increased usage of PRTG over the last few months.

performance-counters reports sensors

Created on Jun 17, 2020 1:29:59 PM

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Thank you for your KB-post.

I am afraid that it is not possible to obtain a number of sensors used in the past using default, built-in reporting options.

You can see total sensor count when you click on "Setup" -> "PRTG Status", but that is a current status.

You may want to use PRTG HTTP API calls to create reports on sensor count (and their status), but again, it is possible only for the sensors currently installed.

Best regards

Created on Jun 18, 2020 8:56:02 PM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]



OK thank you... Shame as it would benefit administrators to demonstrate any increased use of PRTG.

Created on Jun 22, 2020 11:12:29 AM



Hello, thank you for your feedback.

Fell free to suggest this feature as a new reporting option; for more details on how to propose a feature request, please have a look at this article: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/79245-how-can-i-propose-new-features-or-sensors-for-prtg

Created on Jun 23, 2020 7:43:06 AM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]

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