PRTG Network Monitor

Get alerts from PRTG Network Monitor into Squadcast

Follow the steps below to configure a service so as to push related alert data from PRTG Network Monitor onto Squadcast.

Squadcast will then process this information to create incidents for this service as per your preferences.

Using PRTG Network Monitor as an Alert Source

You can either choose to use existing service or create a new service

Now, click on the corresponding Alert Sources button.

Select PRTG Network Monitor from Alert Source drop down and copy the Webhook URL shown.

Create a Squadcast Webhook in PRTG Network Monitor

  1. Login to your PRTG Network Monitor dashboard. Go to Setup present in the top right corner of the screen. Select Account Settings --> Notification Templates
  1. Click on the + button on the right side of the screen to Add Notification Template.
  1. Name it Squadcast Webhook for easy identification. Configure the remaining fields as per your requirements.
  1. Scroll down and tick the Execute HTTP Action button. Paste the webhook URL copied from Squadcast platform in the URL field.

Select HTTP Method as POST and paste the snippet given below in the payload field.

colorofstate=%colorofstate&company=%company&comments=%comments&commentssensor=%commentssensor&commentsdevice=%commentsdevice&commentsgroup=%commentsgroup&commentsprobe=%commentsprobe&coverage=%coverage&cumsince=%cumsince&date=%date&datetime=%datetime&device=%device&deviceid=%deviceid&down=%down&downtime=%downtime&elapsed_lastcheck=%elapsed_lastcheck&elapsed_lastdown=%elapsed_lastdown&elapsed_lastup=%elapsed_lastup&group=%group&groupid=%groupid&history=%history&home=%home&host=%host&iconofstate=%iconofstate&lastcheck=%lastcheck&lastdown=%lastdown&lastmessage=%lastmessage&laststatus=%laststatus&lastup=%lastup&lastvalue=%lastvalue&linkprobe=%linkprobe&linkgroup=%linkgroup&linkdevice=%linkdevice&linksensor=%linksensor&location=%location&message=%message&name=%name&nodename=%nodename&objecttags=%objecttags&parenttags=%parenttags&prio=%prio&priority=%priority&probe=%probe&probeid=%probeid&programname=%programname&programversion=%programversion&sensor=%sensor&sensorid=%sensorid&server=%server&serviceurl=%serviceurl&settings=%settings&shortname=%shortname&since=%since&sitename=%sitename&statesince=%statesince&status=%status&systemdatetime=%systemdatetime&tags=%tags&time=%time&timezone=%timezone&uptime=%uptime
  1. Finally click on the Create button to create the Notification Template.

Now, your Squadcast webhook is setup and ready to be consumed by sensors for sending alerts.

Simply select the Squadcast Webhook as the Notification Template from the dropdown when configuring Notification Triggers in order to send notifications to Squadcast.

PRTG Network Monitor also supports auto-resolve. So, when the system gets back online, your incident would get automatically resolved in Squadcast.

Updated 6 days ago

PRTG Network Monitor


Get alerts from PRTG Network Monitor into Squadcast

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