PingPlotter Manual

Variable Substitution

A number of the alert parameters allow you to insert a variable which will be substituted for a value when the alert happens. Here is a list.

 

{{Host}} 

Host Name & IP Address (no space, comma terminated)

{{Host.HostID}} 

Host Identification Number

{{Host.IPAddress}} 

 Host IP Address

{{Host.HostName}}

 Hostname in DNS

{{Host.AliasName}} 

 Custom hostname alias

{{Host.PreferredName}}

First non empty value for: alias, DNS hostname, IP address

{{Host.FullDisplayName}} 

Preferred name followed by IP address in parenthesis

{{AlertName}} 

Name of Alert that fired

{{DestinationHost}} 

Destination’s Host Name & IP Address (no space, comma terminated)

{{DestinationHost.HostID}} 

Destination’s Host Identification Number

{{DestinationHost.IPAddress}} 

Destination’s host IP Address

{{DestinationHost.HostName}}

Destination’s hostname in DNS

{{DestinationHost.AliasName}}

 Destination’s custom hostname alias

{{DestinationHost.PreferredName}}

 Destination’s first non empty value for: alias, DNS hostname, IP address

{{DestinationHost.FullDisplayName}} 

 Destination’s preferred name followed by IP address in parenthesis

Email Specific Variables

{{#attach_timegraph '{of_last: "60 seconds", width: 700, height: 200}' }}

Timeline image for specified time period drawn to specified width and height 

{{#attach_tracegraph '{of_last: "60 seconds", width: 700, height: 200}' }}

Trace Grid and Latency Graph image for specified time period drawn to specified width and height 

{{#attach_image '{of_last: "60 seconds", width: 700, height: 200}' }}

Screenshot image of for specified time period drawn to specified width and height (includes Timeline, Trace Grid, Latency Graph)

{{#attach_data '{of_last: "60 seconds"}' }}

Export in PP2 format of data of for specified time period limited to the specified number of samples

 

 

 


This manual is specific to PingPlotter Version 5

Older versions can be found here.