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Monitoring a SharePoint site?



Been trying to monitor a SharePoint site using all the HTTP sensors without success.

The site requires a login, which works okay with basic login, however always getting a read timeout error no matter what I try when trying to read the default.aspx page.

Seems to login and work okay when I give it a path to an image (gif) within the SharePoint site but not any of the aspx pages.

Any ideas?

aspx http-sensor prtg sharepoint

Created on Mar 15, 2010 12:43:07 PM

Last change on Mar 15, 2010 4:33:03 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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This seems to be a session handling problem. I am not familiar with Sharepoint's session handling, but I assume it is a URL based session management.

If possible, disable URL based session management in Sharepoint and switch to cookie based session management.

You might need to use a "HTTP Transaction Sensor" to log in and monitor Sharepoint.

Created on Mar 15, 2010 2:48:46 PM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (11,025) 3 6

Last change on Jul 15, 2010 11:20:27 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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