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wmi service sensor - Running channel



Hi, What is the real purpose of “Running (msec)" channel of WMI-service sensor?

I’m asking that since i updated to PRTG (from last ver. of 9) i had noticed that the value of "running" channel has increased to about 7,000 msec. Before this PRTG version, the value was about 60 msec

channel sensor wmi-service

Created on Jun 19, 2012 5:37:14 PM

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This channel is showing, how long it took for the sensor, to receive the data. With the update to PRTG 12 the service sensor was enhanced. If you encouter any problems with your WMI sensors, please update to the latest version of PRTG. In this version, the enhanced functionality is deactivated by default and needs to be activated by a service sensor setting called "Monitoring".

Created on Jun 20, 2012 9:28:36 AM by  Johannes Herrmann [Paessler Support] (1,360) 2 2

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