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Can I use PowerShell 64-bit with new version of PRTG

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I did upgrade PRTG Network Monitor to version 12.4.6.2330 (64-bit). Can I use Powershell 64-bit to create custom sensors with out x86 conversion first? Or I need to do it the old way? Thank you. Tanya.

custom-sensor powershell prtg12

Created on Dec 12, 2012 11:28:13 PM by  Ima-Obong Eka (0) 1



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Hi,
as only the PRTG core is 64 bit but not the probe which actually calls the script it is not possible yet using the native 64 bit powershell.
But it is possible to use the 64 bit powershell with a little tweak.
Best regards

Created on Dec 13, 2012 8:02:26 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



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Hi Tanya,

had the same "issue". I did some quick'n'dirty workarround since I were not able to get the tweak run as it always returned a 32-bit-process.

  1. Create a .cmd-file in the exexml custom sensor folder of prtg
  2. Write this into the file: @"%SystemRoot%\Sysnative\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -File <fullpathtoyourscript>.ps1
  3. Create a custom exexml-sensor and choose the just created batch to be processed

That's it ... hth!

Created on Nov 12, 2014 1:30:36 PM by  Dominic (153) 1 1



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