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I'm seeing this Alert. The status is DOWN. The server is online and doesn't appear to be having any problems. Any idea what this alert means?

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2261 alerts moid

Created on Jul 10, 2013 5:05:26 PM by  RichardN (0) 1



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Hi,
any chance that the machine is moving between different ESX hosts? If so, please try adding the Virtual Machine Sensor to your vCenter instead of a single ESX host. When monitoring the ESX host PRTG cannot keep track of the machine when the same is moved.
Best regards

Created on Jul 10, 2013 5:10:54 PM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



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Hi,

That's essentially what happened. I migrated the VM to a different data store and got that Alert when I brought the server back online. I deleted the sensor. I'll try to do as you suggested and add a Sensor to the vCenter server.

Thank you, RN

Created on Jul 10, 2013 6:02:36 PM by  RichardN (0) 1



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