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Measure between two devices



Hi! Can someone help me to find a way do measure between two devices and not only between the probe and a device? The scenario is that I have an application that complains that it looses the connection to an sql-database a few times during the night. We have no errors during the night in prtg regarding the servers involved (server A ander server B) and we have excluded backups and other jobs. From an monitoring perspective everything looks just fine.

So in this case I would like to understand the situation directly between two servers, server A and server B and not from the prtg view? Can this be done?

Regards /Magnus

devices directly measure

Created on May 18, 2015 6:00:12 AM

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The easiest way to do this would be running another probe on the application server and adding a sensor to the sql-database from that probe.

Other option would be to develop a custom sensor that could do a remote ping(or even SQL query) from the application server using for example Invoke-Command or PSsession within powershell or any other scripting/programming language.

Created on May 19, 2015 2:18:46 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

Last change on Aug 11, 2015 5:15:46 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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