PRTG Manual: Working with Table Lists

In the PRTG web interface, you often see table lists, for example, sensor or device lists. Table lists are also available in libraries, maps, reports, notifications, and schedules, as well as in logs and tickets. All of these table lists are similar in layout and functionality.

Example of a Table List

Example of a Table List

Table List Options

See the following table for ways to work with table lists:

Feature

Display

Description

Paging

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The content of a table list is displayed on several pages. Click the respective paging button at the end of a list to view other pages or to go to the beginning or the end of the list.

New Window

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Click the respective button to open the table list in a new window.

Date Range

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Use the date and time picker to show table list entries within a specific time period. Click the first field to select a start date and the second field to select an end date. Click Done to apply the selected date and time.

Select Range

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When you view log lists, click Select Range in the upper-left corner of the table list to select the time period for which you want to show log entries. Choose from Today, Yesterday, and several other time periods. Select Unlimited to disable this filter again.

i_square_cyanFor more information, see Date Ranges.

Items

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Click Items in the upper-right corner of a table list to select how many rows are shown on each page. You can choose between 50, 100, 500, and 1000.

Sorting

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Click a column header to sort the list items by the respective category. You can click all column headers that include arrow icons to sort the list, for example, by Status, Last Value, Priority, and more. The sorting options vary depending on the content of the table list.

Show XML

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Click the respective button to download the selected page in XML format. Your browser usually shows a download dialog.

Filtering

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You can filter table lists via the Show Filters option directly above a list. The filter options vary depending on the content of the table list.

Use the filter options, for example, to show specific objects in the list. Click Any object in the Filter By Object section to select an object from the device tree with the object selector.

Enter one or more tags into the field Filter By Tags to filter the list for corresponding objects. You can use the plus sign (+) and the minus sign (-) to categorize tags as must have this tag or does not need this tag.

Date Ranges

Range

Description

Example (Based on 14.01.2019)

Today

Start: 00:00 of today

End: 00:00 of tomorrow

2019-01-14 (00:00) - 2019-01-15 (00:00)

Yesterday

Start: 00:00 of yesterday

End: 00:00 of today

2019-01-13 (00:00) - 2019-01-14 (00:00)

7 days

Start: 00:00 of 7 days ago

End: 00:00 of tomorrow

2019-01-07 (00:00) - 2019-01-15 (00:00)

30 days

Start: 00:00 of the same day last month

End: 00:00 of tomorrow

2018-12-14 (00:00) - 2019-01-15 (00:00)

6 months

Start: 00:00 of the same day 6 months ago

End: 00:00 of tomorrow

2018-07-14 (00:00) - 2019-01-15 (00:00)

12 months

Start: 00:00 of the same day 12 months ago

End: 00:00 of tomorrow

2018-01-14 (00:00) - 2019-01-15 (00:00)

Unlimited

Start: 00:00 of the same day 7 years ago (historic data for logs is limited to 750 days)

End: 00:00 of tomorrow

2012-01-14 (00:00) - 2019-01-15 (00:00)

Basic Procedures