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Why WMI service on Domain Controller Server raise CPU utilization to 100%?



We are working with PRTG ver 13. When we try to monitor Domain Controller Servers as also DNS servers with Microsoft WMI, no matters if the OS version is 2003 or 2008, raise CPU utilization to 100% All servers are under VMWare ESXI 5.1 update 2.

Regards Luis

cpu-load vmware wmi

Created on Jun 9, 2014 2:02:02 PM

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we are not aware of such an issue caused by PRTG. Which exact WMI Sensors are you running against the Domain Controllers? And with which settings (scanning interval)? Does this also happen on physical machines?

best regards.

Created on Jun 13, 2014 8:36:36 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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