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How create a good PING Sensor



Hello Team, I want create Ping Sensor to monitoring the single Ping lost. With the standard Ping sensor configuration I receive a "down" state only after 5 ping. My scope is to have a grafical view of a CMD Ping command, I'd like to see every single ICMP request and see a "red point" for each single Ping Lost.

How can obtain this result?

ping snmp wan

Created on May 13, 2021 9:29:01 PM

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You can set the Ping sensor to send a single ping instead of multiple requests. Please see this page of the manual

Sensors | Multi Channel Sensors | Tools | Notifications

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Created on May 17, 2021 9:37:26 AM




In addition to setting the ping sensor to send just one single ping request, you can select "If a Sensor query fails, set sensor to down immediately" within the sensor settings. (if you wish to see a error in PRTG immediately for every failed ping request).

Created on May 17, 2021 12:53:13 PM by  Timo Dambach [Paessler Support]

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