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DNS sensor



Dear all

I am facing an issue that I want to create a DNS sensor on a remote probe, on PRTG Network monitor ( I checked it with a Wireshark, there is no traffic coming from this probe to the network. In the sensor, I always get the error "Connection reset by peer Socket Error # 10054 Connection reset by peer. (socket error # 10054)".

In parallel, I crated a HTTP sensor for checking a website, this works perfect.

Do you have an idea?

Thank you Markus Albisser

dns error sensor

Created on Jun 1, 2011 2:07:39 PM

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please create a PRTG device first. In the "IP Address/DNS Name" field, enter the address of the computer/device the DNS service is running on. Then, add a DNS Sensor to this device. The sensor will automatically take the "IP Address/DNS Name" value from its parent device to monitor the DNS service.

Created on Jun 3, 2011 8:04:03 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jun 7, 2011 12:47:45 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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