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WMI credentials and custom exe




I am currently designing a custom EXE sensor (in VBS) whose purpose is querying data via WMI on a remote server before computing these and returning a result. To connect to the remote server, I'd like to retrieve WMI credentials from PRTG via placeholders, but %settings, when passed as a parameter for the exe, gives nothing.

Is it normal? Is there another way to get WMI credentials in a custom EXE sensor?

Regards, Michel.

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Created on Apr 23, 2010 3:26:37 PM

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Dear Michel,

the usage of placeholders is not possible in this situation. Please use the 'Parameter'-fields to pass on the Credentials to your script.

Best Regards.

Created on Apr 26, 2010 1:00:45 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Apr 27, 2010 12:29:57 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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