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VMWareSensor25.exe uses high CPU




Since I upgraded to PRTG, my server is very slow. (100% CPU on my probe device for minutes)

That high CPU usage seems to be due to a couple of VMWareSensor25.exe processes. That problem was not present in the previous release.

Thanks for your support.

prtg sensor vmware

Created on Jun 19, 2013 12:38:48 PM

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Please update to version and try again. Does this issue persist? If so, please forward us a mail to [email protected], with reference to this thread. We will provide further troubleshooting details by return mail.

Created on Jun 19, 2013 1:22:20 PM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3



I just upgraded to and it looks better.

It consumes less CPU in average, but I can still observe two peaks at 100% CPU for about 20 seconds due to VMWareSensor25.exe every minute.

Created on Jun 19, 2013 2:14:03 PM



Leave PRTG running and check on it in the next few hours. If this does not entirely balance out please forward us the mail mentioned in the first response.

Created on Jun 19, 2013 2:19:41 PM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3

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