Using PingPlotter

Variables

PingPlotter has many different objects you can use inside of the Message Template.

Each object is dynamic and can embed or attach data to an email when an alert condition is met. See below for the default example: 

variable template boxes

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Variables

PingPlotter Cloud has many different objects you can use inside of the Message Template for the Send an Email alert action. 

Each object is dynamic and can embed or attach data to an email when an alert condition is met. See below for the default example: 

variable boxes

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Examples

In this page, we will demonstrate how someone could use an Alert for their PingPlotter Cloud workflow. 

Additional options

Methods with a # mean you can edit the parameters within the quotations. You can also customize how line items show up by wrapping them in HTML header tags.

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Events

Below is a list of the types of event notifications that you can use for a PingPlotter Cloud alert. 

When alert conditions start (enters alert state)

The first time alert conditions occur, the event will happen and won't be repeated while in the alert state. This is a popular use – as you find out about new conditions when they happen, but don't have to be bothered again.  As soon as the alert condition stops being met, and then it starts again, this event will reoccur.

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Actions

 

Alerts are automated events that trigger when specific network conditions occur.


To get started, click on a trace row in the Summary View to select it. Or, you could also click on the target row in the Trace View. 

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Manage Sessions

The Session Manager is a tool that allows you to interact with your PingPlotter data. It can be found under Sessions in the side menu.

Sessions Manager

Using a table format, the Session Manager categorizes your trace sessions using the following criteria:

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Using Summaries

A summary in PingPlotter Cloud is a place where you can group trace sessions together. It gives you a way to compare data from multiple targets and also provides an easy one-glance summary of the important parts of your network.

By default, you'll have an All Targets summary which groups together all of the trace sessions you have that are either Paused or Active
 

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