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Is it not possible to ping an IP of my own choosing (not using the WMI sensors)?

We have a few WAN adresses that we need to ping, but we do NOT want to add them as devices in our PRTG.

ping ping-sensor remote-ping

Created on Apr 7, 2015 8:04:46 AM

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Hi Annfinn,

You can use the StatisticalPingXML Sensor from the PRTG Tools Family to ping a comma separated list.

Copy the file into the default directory

C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\Custom Sensors\EXEXML

and create an EXE/Script Advanced Sensor in PRTG and pass the parameter


Best regards

Created on Apr 7, 2015 8:22:36 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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