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Name (singular): Sensor
Name (plural): Sensors
Alias (uri): sensor
Identifier (ID): cerberusweb.contexts.datacenter.sensor

Records API

These fields are available in the Records API and packages:

Req’d Field Type Notes
  links links An array of record type:id tuples to link to. Prefix with - to unlink.
  metric text The metric’s raw value
  metric_delta text The change in the metric between the last two samples
  metric_type text The metric’s type
x name text The name of this sensor
  output text The metric’s displayed value
  status text O (OK), W (Warning), C (Critical)
  tag text A human-friendly nickname for this sensor
  updated timestamp The date/time when this record was last modified

Dictionary Placeholders

These placeholders are available in dictionaries for automations, snippets, and API responses:

Field Type Description
_label text Label
id number Id
metric text Metric
metric_delta number Change
metric_type text Metric Type
name text Name
output text Output
status text Status
tag text Tag
updated date Updated

These optional placeholders are also available with key expansion in dictionaries and the API:

Field Type Description
comments comments Comments
custom_<id> mixed Custom Fields
links links Links
watchers watchers Watchers

Search Query Fields

These filters are available in sensor search queries:

Field Type Description
change: number Change
comments: fulltext Comment Content
fail.count: number Fail Count
fieldset: record Fieldset
id: number Id
isDisabled: boolean Is Disabled
links: links Record Links
metric: number Metric
metricType: text Metric Type
name: text Name
output: text Output
status: virtual Status
tag: text Tag
type: text Type
updated: date Updated
watchers: watchers Watchers

Worklist Columns

These columns are available on sensor worklists:

Column Description
cf_<id> Custom Field
ftcc_content Comment Content
p_extension_id Type
p_fail_count Fail Count
p_is_disabled Is Disabled
p_metric Metric
p_metric_delta Change
p_metric_type Metric Type
p_name Name
p_output Output
p_status Status
p_tag Tag
p_updated Updated