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exists()

Available since version: 1.8.3
This function allows you to check whether trigger with given trigger data exists.

Parameters

Parameter Type Optional Description Details
nodeids array yes List of node IDs where to search for given item
description string No Trigger description
expression string No Trigger expression
hostid string yes Host ID
host string yes Host name

Returns

Parameter Description
result Operation successful. Result will contain boolean variable.
error In case of any errors

Example

Check if trigger with description "APC: System UPS Load" and expression "{TEST_hp3000:vfs.file.cksum[c:\config.sys].last(0)}=0" exists

{
       "jsonrpc":"2.0",
       "method":"trigger.exists",
       "params":{
           "host":"ZABBIX-Server",
           "description":"Apache is not running on {HOSTNAME}",
           "expression":"{ZABBIX-Server:proc_cnt[httpd].last(0)}<1"
       },
       "auth":"3a57200802b24cda67c4e4010b50c065",
       "id":2
       }

Trigger exists:

{
       "jsonrpc":"2.0",
       "result": true,
       "id":2
       }