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PRTG is a network monitoring system developed by Paessler AG. The Kentix devices can be easily integrated into the software using various interfaces. It is also possible to use the AlarmManager's SMS gateway for PRTG alerts.

The following integration options are described in the article:

AlarmManager integration using a device template (SNMP)

First activate the SNMP interface in the AlarmManager configuration. The SNMP protocols v2 and v3 are available. Select the "Provide data" option. This already provides the AlarmManager with the requirements for the integration.

Requiered steps in PRTG
  1. First download the required files

  2. Place the template-file Kentix_AlamManager.odt in the devicetemplates folder of yourPRTG-installation ab. (C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\devicetemplates).
  3. Place lookup-files with the extension .ovl in the folder for custom Lookup-Files.(C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\lookups\custom).


AlarmManager as SMS-Gateway

The AlarmManager offers an SMS gateway function. This can be used by PRTG to send alarms via the AlarmManager SIM card as SMS.

You can activate this function in the AlarmManager under Configuration → GSM. At this point you assign a password for the gateway


You can then use this gateway in PRTG and store the corresponding URL:

https://192.168.100.222/php/sms_gateway.php?key=password&recipients=%SMSNUMBER&message=%SMSTEXT