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Would like alert on an average data, or a repeat over limit



I have a need to remove false alert that I don't understand how to do it. I would like to have an alert if the cpu of a VM is 85% + for 3 times in a row, or a continuous moment. I have a another system that I wan't to know if the troughput is under 20 mbits/sec. For each of this sensor it could have a peak, and it's not a problem, I would like alert more for an average over a period of time than a data at a specific data.

Do you have any trick to do this, I didn't any way to do it! Thanks!

limit prtg sensor

Created on Jun 7, 2022 6:34:25 PM

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Hello Nicolas,

You can use Threshold Trigger or State Triggers for that. If the sensor is configured to for instance scan every 300 seconds, you can set the sensor to for at least 900 seconds to only send an email if 3 concussive scans fail in a row.

This should do the trick.

Kind regards,
Felix Saure, Tech Support Team

Created on Jun 13, 2022 7:12:02 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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