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object triggerprototype.create(object/array triggerPrototypes)

This method allows to create new trigger prototypes.


(object/array) Trigger prototypes to create.

In addition to the standard trigger prototype properties this method accepts the following parameters:

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

The triggers must have the triggerid property defined.

The trigger expression has to be given in its expanded form and must contain at least one item prototype.

Return values

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


Creating a trigger prototype

Create a trigger prototype to detect when a file system has less than 20% free disk space.


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "triggerprototype.create",
           "params": {
               "description": "Free disk space is less than 20% on volume {#FSNAME}",
               "expression": "{Zabbix server:vfs.fs.size[{#FSNAME},pfree].last()}<20"
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "result": {
               "triggerids": [
           "id": 1


CTriggerPrototype::create() in frontends/php/include/classes/api/services/CTriggerPrototype.php.