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Got a Hyper-V cluster that needs monitoring. Problem is that when a guest is moved to another host, it shows as failed on one node, and does not show up on the other node before next autodiscover

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Created on Jan 7, 2011 10:10:03 AM by  Tom Heskestad (0) 1



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PRTG now supports monitoring of Virtual Machines which were moved by Live Migration. Use the Hyper-V Virtual Machine Sensor with the System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) as parent device and the monitoring will continue after the VM changed the physical host.

Do also have a look at our manual for further information.

Created on Aug 14, 2014 11:42:06 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



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vMotion on HyperV is not yet sported by the sensors, sorry.

Created on Jan 9, 2011 6:16:37 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



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Any plans for this in the future?

Created on Jan 10, 2011 8:22:19 AM by  Tom Heskestad (0) 1



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We have it on our wishlist, but no target date has been set yet.

Created on Jan 11, 2011 4:43:10 PM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (10,869) 3 4



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This would be a huge benefit to our company if this worked properly with failover clustering...

I understand no target date has been set, however, is there anyway we can get any more details on what are the chances of this being implemented in the next 3 - 6 Months?

Created on Jan 26, 2011 5:01:54 AM by  Wappo (0) 1



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Not very likely, but I also can't say this with certainty. Sorry.

Created on Jan 26, 2011 1:28:17 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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Just to keep the interest going... I''m running into the same "problem".

Any news on a target date?

Created on Apr 7, 2011 9:19:57 AM by  Martijn Maasland (0) 1



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Count me as another with this issue.

Created on Apr 15, 2011 4:08:31 PM by  Geoff Van Brunt (0) 1



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PRTG now supports monitoring of Virtual Machines which were moved by Live Migration. Use the Hyper-V Virtual Machine Sensor with the System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) as parent device and the monitoring will continue after the VM changed the physical host.

Do also have a look at our manual for further information.

Created on Aug 14, 2014 11:42:06 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



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And if you have two hyper-v servers in a cluster without SCVMM? I would say that is the most common situation in smaller companies.

Created on Mar 3, 2015 8:20:25 AM by  martinw (0) 1



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I am afraid that this is not possible at the moment, sorry.

Created on Mar 3, 2015 12:54:27 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



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I'm running into a similar situation. We have a 3 node hyper-v cluster with on SCVMM. I just live migrated a guest server and the sensors seemed to work. However, when I look into the CPU usage... the numbers seemed to be off, like it is reporting from another server. How do I properly monitor guest VMs without SCVMM?

Created on Feb 22, 2016 10:05:00 PM by  MannyL (0) 1



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I also have Hyper-V cluster without SCVMM and we are not planning to implement it. I am wondering if anyone had implement creative hack to follow health and availability.

I guess we could have a sensor that claim everything's fine if one of two other sensors is up. Can we monitor sensors in PRTG?

Created on Mar 7, 2017 2:49:37 PM by  danchoui (0) 1



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Hello Dan,

I'm sorry, there is no native sensor and there are no known custom scripts yet.

Best regards, Felix

Created on Mar 8, 2017 12:17:01 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



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