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addHostSensor_PING

Adds a Ping monitoring sensor to specified host.

Request Parameters

Parameter Data Type Description Required Default
hostid integer Unique ID of the host to which this sensor is being added Required -
target string Hostname or IP address of this sensors' monitoring target Required -
allowedpacketloss integer A percentage threshold of packets lost beyond which the sensor test will fail Optional 25
timeout integer Number of seconds after which we consider a ping packet lost. Optional 5

Response Data

Response Variable Data Type Description
errorcode integer Returns an errorcode of 0 if call is successful.
hostsensorid integer The unique ID corresponding to the newly created sensor
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Desired response format

Unique ID of the host to which this sensor is being added (integer)

Hostname or IP address of this sensors' monitoring target (string)

A percentage threshold of packets lost beyond which the sensor test will fail (integer, optional, default = 25)

Number of seconds after which we consider a ping packet lost. (integer, optional, default = 5)