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Sending messages to PRTG



Is there a way of sending a message from a remote machine to the PRTG server, similar to Nagios' send_nsca? That is, a message that can change the status of specific sensor. We have machines were we cannot allow remote access such as SSH but they can initiate a message to the monitoring server. Is it possible to have a sensor that doesn't do anything, but wait for incoming messages like this?

msg-send prtg status

Created on Sep 2, 2020 1:35:11 PM

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Thank you for your KB-post.

You can try using HTTP Push Data Advanced Sensor for this purpose. This sensor displays data from received messages that are pushed via an HTTP request to PRTG.

Best regards

Created on Sep 3, 2020 1:54:41 PM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]

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