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Remote Probe on Non-Domain Server



I have a server that we monitor remotely which is not on the domain.

The monitoring is not particularly stable at the best of times - its had a PE055 error for the past 15hours and a reboot hasnt fixed it.

Can we install a remote probe to the server even though it is not on the domain and use that to make the monitoring more stable?

Thanks Rob

prtg13 remote-probe wmi

Created on Mar 20, 2013 12:43:35 PM

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Provided that the server that you are trying to monitor is on the same network, this should not be a problem. When connecting the remote probe, just use the IP address for the Master Node so that there aren't any issues with DNS.

Created on Mar 20, 2013 4:00:40 PM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]



No, its not on the same network...

The issue has semi-resolved itself, and now it goes from working to not working for periods of hours at a time.

The odd thing is, that it only affects certain probes: Memory Disk

But yet, the CPU probe will stay up and running collecting data as normal.

I've configured an auto-acknowledge task for this device and stopped it sending email alerts regarding the sensors for Memory and Disk as I was receiving them far too often.

Created on Apr 2, 2013 9:17:23 AM



Please try and install a remote probe on the server that you are trying to monitor and see if that solves the connectivity problem.

Remote Probe Setup

Created on Apr 2, 2013 2:01:14 PM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

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