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Can't find PerfCounter sensor




trying to monitor a performance counter.

Used this article to figure it out https://www.paessler.com/knowledgebase/en/topic/50673-how-can-i-find-out-the-names-of-available-performance-counters

However i can't find the sensor they are talking about, doe i need to install it ?

This posting doesn't mention any installing. https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/perfcounter_custom_sensor

Frustrating! ;-)

I'm on the latest stable version

custom-sensor perfcounter-custom sensor

Created on Sep 17, 2013 12:34:14 PM

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Hi, the name of the Sensor is "PerfCounter Custom". It is already available in your version. Maybe you need to activate the new Sensors in your Group settings. New sensors are disabled by default for all users except of PRTG System Administrator.

To enable the new Sensors goto:

Setup -> System Administration -> select your Group -> enable the new sensors

Created on Sep 17, 2013 1:02:32 PM by  Michael Schmidt [Paessler Support] (150) 1 1

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