We encountered a series of alerts from one server related to WMI timeouts. The appearing error message in these cases is WMI request timed out unrecoverable. If the problem persists with this sensor, consider pausing or deleting it. (code: PE051)
The Local Probe disconnects and restarts automatically some time after the WMI errors occurred. After that, all WMI errors disappeared from this server. I would like to understand the reason for this behavior in order to be able to troubleshoot such issues in a better way.
If a WMI sensor is down, does PRTG still keep trying to communicate with the device by opening new threads? What does happen with these threads once the device is reachable again? Do they all time out or do they stay active?