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WMI Service State



I want to trig a error if a service stops trough WMI If I try to use the WMI Service sensor and try to connect to the computer that I want to monitor I just get returned to the main device window.

If I try to use a WMI Custom Sensor and ask for the Select State state I get the floting point error since the feedback is "Running" "Stopped"

Is there any other way to monitor Services trough PRTG This machine that I am monitoring is a Windows 7 non domain computer I have turned off Firewall so that I can get the sensor up and running before I close access.

Trond K Norway

services wmi wmi-custom-sensor

Created on Jul 12, 2012 9:42:36 AM

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with a non-domain-machine I'd suggest to deploy a Remote Probe onto the machine and then try the WMI Service Sensor locally on the Remote Probe.

best regards.

Created on Jul 13, 2012 11:08:56 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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