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File Content Sensor - Only Warning Status at certain numbers of strings

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Hello all,

I have a question about the File Content Sensor:

Is it possible to configure this sensor so that it only goes into warning state when a certain number of strings are found in the file?

I have configured a trigger count so that the sensor should only go into warning status if a count of 15 strings are found. However, the sensor immediately goes into warning status as soon as an occurrence is detected. I think this is because of to the "Warning Behavior" setting and I haven't found a way to disable it yet.

Do you have any suggestions for this?

Thank you!

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Created on Feb 22, 2021 7:44:24 AM by  dgeis (0) 1

Last change on Feb 22, 2021 8:41:35 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]



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Hello,

Thank you for your message.

Regarding what you would like to achieve, I'm afraid that the File Content sensor doesn't have an option for that. Therefore, I invite you to use one of the EXE/Script sensors* instead, with a custom script.

Please, have a look to the documentation regarding custom sensors, which describes how to return data in PRTG: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/custom_sensors

If you have questions, let us know.

Regards.

Created on Feb 22, 2021 1:15:28 PM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]



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