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Initial login to a site I want to monitor




I am trying to monitor a site using httpfullsensor.

When I monitor the public parts of the site, that's fine, everything works; but I need to login as me initially to monitor the innards of the site, and that login has a 2FA.

What I'd like to be able to do is to login manually with whatever browser PRTG is using, and then it will just stay logged in for ever more.

So the questions:

  • Is there any interactive access to the Chromium that PRTG uses so that I can do this? (this would be the ideal!)
  • Is there an option for me to set PRTG to use the system version of Chrome which is already logged in.
  • I'd really like to be able to use PhantomJS some day, so I can get a screenshot of the monitor, but I guess that's way out for now :)

2fa chrome httpfullsensor

Created on Oct 5, 2020 11:28:06 AM

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Sorry, the Sensor barely can make a normal login, leave alone 2FA based ones. Perhaps powershell can do that, but I've had nothing but traumatic experiences with Powershell and 2FA so far :(

With best regards,

Stephan Linke,
Technical Support Team

Created on Oct 6, 2020 12:42:16 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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