PRTG Manual: Hover Popup

When you rest the mouse pointer over an object's icon in the device tree or in table lists, for example, a hover popup window appears and shows details about this object.The hover popup contains information from the object's Overview tab as well as several graphs. The exact information that PRTG provides depends on the type of object.

Hover Popup Example: Core Health Sensor

Hover Popup Example: Core Health Sensor

i_round_blueThe hover popup only appears if your browser window that shows the PRTG web interface is the active window on your desktop. The hover popup disappears with every (automatic) page refresh.

Quick Action Buttons

In the top-right corner of the hover popup window, you can see several quick action buttons with which you can view or edit the object. These are the most important options from the object's context menu.

i_round_blueThe available buttons depend on the type of object that you hover over.

Action

Description

Details (b_search_light)

Show the Overview tab of the object.

Settings (b_settings_light)

Open the object's settings.

Notification Triggers (b_notification_triggers)

Show the Notification Triggers tab of the object.

Rename (b_rename)

Open a dialog to edit the name of the object.

Pause Indefinitely (b_pause_light)

Indefinitely pause the object and all objects underneath in the object hierarchy. If you want to resume monitoring, you have to manually resume the paused object.

Resume (b_resume_light)

Resume monitoring for the object and all objects underneath in the object hierarchy.

Delete (b_delete)

Delete the object. PRTG asks for confirmation before it actually deletes an object.

Scan Now (b_refresh_table)

Perform an immediate scan of the object. This queries data for all objects underneath in the object hierarchy.

Add to Favorites (i_flag_transparent)

Make the object a favorite and add it to your favorites list.

Remove from Favorites (b_favorite_remove)

Remove the object from your favorites list.

Basic Procedures