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trigger.create

Description

object trigger.create(object/array triggers)

This method allows to create new triggers.

Parameters

(object/array) Triggers to create.

Additionally to the standard trigger properties the method accepts the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
dependencies array Triggers that the trigger is dependent on.

The triggers must have the triggerid property defined.
The trigger expression has to be given in its expanded form.

Return values

(object) Returns an object containing the IDs of the created triggers under the triggerids property. The order of the returned IDs matches the order of the passed triggers.

Examples

Creating a trigger

Create a trigger with a single trigger dependency.

Request:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "trigger.create",
    "params": {
        "description": "Processor load is too high on {HOST.NAME}",
        "expression": "{Linux server:system.cpu.load[percpu,avg1].last()}>5",
        "dependencies": [
            {
                "triggerid": "14062"
            }
        ]
    },
    "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
    "id": 1
}

Response:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "result": {
        "triggerids": [
            "14102"
        ]
    },
    "id": 1
}

Source

CTrigger::create() in frontends/php/api/classes/CTrigger.php.