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Infrastructure as Code/DSC



Is it possible to configure prtg (tree -> groups/devices/sensors)(or parts of it) over a configuration file?

We want to monitore many sites over prtg and we need to enter TONS of addresses.

The sensors are pretty simple most of them are ping,snmp or bandwidth sensors.

I played a bit with the powershell module from lordmilko, but the "Infrasturcture as Code" feature is currently in development. I could write a script with the existing commandlets, but it would litterly be a "IaS wrapper".

I know I can create a template for a site and clone this template, but there are to many addresses to enter.

I would take every option to not press billion times the same buttons for weeks.

(Scriptrunner is unfortunately not an option)

api automation dsc ias

Created on Oct 14, 2022 7:34:59 AM

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device addresses can be copied into a field (one address per line, plaintext) for auto-discovery groups: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/add_an_auto-discovery_group#discoverytypegroup ("List of individual IP addresses and DNS names").

Created on Oct 18, 2022 11:47:19 AM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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