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Lower the query inverval of a sensor after it was set do error



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Hey, our sensors get queried every 5 min. However, we want to change the interval, in which a sensor is queried, to 1 min. after it has reached an error state. When the sensor is in the state good again, the interval should be set up to 5 min again. Is this possible?

prtg scanning-interval sensor

Created on Feb 16, 2021 7:28:17 AM by  Florian Müller (0) 1

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Thank you for your message.

Regarding what you would like to achieve, I recommend to create a notification template to execute the API call below by using the method Execute HTTP action: /api/scannow.htm?id=SensorID&username=PRTGUser&passhash=Passhash

Then, you have the possibility to execute the template every minute by configuring the trigger like this:

When sensor state is Down for at least 60 seconds, perform ScanSensor and repeat every 1 minutes

If you have questions, let us know.


Created on Feb 16, 2021 9:39:48 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

Last change on Sep 20, 2022 11:37:07 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

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