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Can i create a sensor, for a d-link switch, that can monitor a port_security triggering on interface?

port-security prtg sensor

Created on Jan 15, 2021 6:00:59 AM

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Hi there,

please let me know whether the "port_security" trigger is a certain feature of your d-link switch or do you referring to the feature where you match an interface to a certain MAC?

Created on Jan 19, 2021 7:48:33 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]



Feature of a dlink switch

Created on Jan 20, 2021 7:30:57 AM



In this case, we have no native Sensor. When d-link has an own API, you can check whether you can query the information from this API and then show the result in a HTTP custom Sensor. If no API is available, you can check via which protocol the information is available and e.g use a SNMP Custom Sensor to receive the information. Another option would be to use a script which is then executed via a EXE/Script Sensor: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/custom_sensors

Created on Jan 22, 2021 12:41:07 PM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]

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