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Esxi 5 monitoring sensor



Monitoring VMware ESX(i) servers is no problem with the VMware Host Server (SOAP) sensor, however the new version ESXi 5 i can't monitor with this sensor.

As VMware uses a new type of OS instead of the previous linux based OS, my guess is that PRTG should create a new type of sensor. Any comments / info on that?


esxi-5 sensor vmware

Created on Nov 16, 2011 12:56:37 PM

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A new sensor that will allow to monitor ESXi 5 is currently under development and should be available relatively soon. Please bear with us.

Created on Nov 16, 2011 1:18:13 PM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3



Is there an ETA yet for when ESXi 5 will be supported? We are in the process of upgrading all of our hosts and this is a show-stopper for us.

Created on Dec 2, 2011 7:30:30 PM



we hope to have something ready at the end of 2011

Created on Dec 5, 2011 9:37:30 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



Anything new? We look forward ...


Created on Dec 15, 2011 11:14:38 AM

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