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Error message for ping sensors

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Can I set up error messages on the ping sensors down notification, without setting up threshold/limits on the channels ?

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Created on Aug 14, 2020 7:46:54 PM by  merlinegeorge (0) 2



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Hi there,

The only way to set the ping Sensor into the "Down" state without limits it due to an error like "Host is not reachable" or via the "Simulated Error" status.

Created on Aug 17, 2020 9:27:17 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]



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I would like to add an error message when the sensor goes down due to "host is not reachable" scenario. For example-"Please contact XXX via email/phone at 123456789".

Is there a way to attach this error message to the ping sensors that display on the down alert notification ?

Created on Aug 18, 2020 1:49:46 PM by  merlinegeorge (0) 2



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Hello there,

I'm afraid, this is not possible here.

You could use the Comments tab to store some information there. This is also added to the default mail notifications.


Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Aug 18, 2020 3:58:33 PM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]



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