New Question
 
 
PRTG Network Monitor

Intuitive to Use.
Easy to manage.

300.000 administrators have chosen PRTG to monitor their network. Find out how you can reduce cost, increase QoS and ease planning, as well.

Free PRTG
Download >>

 

What is this?

This knowledgebase contains questions and answers about PRTG Network Monitor and network monitoring in general. You are invited to get involved by asking and answering questions!

Learn more

 

Top Tags


View all Tags


Monitoring a service when started

Votes:

0

Your Vote:

Up

Down

How to get PRTG to alert when a service is started as opposed to when it goes down? Also is ther ea way to check for a process when it is running rather than the current method?

alerts inverse prtg service wmi

Created on Mar 27, 2014 2:33:42 PM by  rakheshrao_redblade (0) 1



2 Replies

Votes:

0

Your Vote:

Up

Down

Hello,

thank you very much for your KB-Post. Please try using a self-written Custom Exe/Script Sensor to solve this special scenario, which is not covered by PRTGs default sensors.

best regards.

Created on Mar 28, 2014 2:02:57 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Votes:

0

Your Vote:

Up

Down

The only built in way to monitor a process is via WMI monitor.

Created on Mar 29, 2014 9:06:20 PM by  Jeff Cook (91) 1 1



Please log in or register to enter your reply.


Disclaimer: The information in the Paessler Knowledge Base comes without warranty of any kind. Use at your own risk. Before applying any instructions please exercise proper system administrator housekeeping. You must make sure that a proper backup of all your data is available.