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How to exporting WMI service sensor 'Start/Restart service' using PRTG API



I use <our prtg server name> /api/table.xml?content=sensors&columns=objid,probe,group,device,sensor,type,status,comments&count=50000'

Exporting sensor information to xml is a great way to check if all settings are according our standards. We import them in SQL and have good info about status, intervals, comments and so on.

But I cannot find the API column containing the option 'start/restart service' that is possible to set for a WMI service. It would be of great help for us! Is there an other way to export this information for these types of sensors?

api sensor wmi wmi-service

Created on Feb 15, 2016 8:45:04 AM

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It's possible to get this option with the call


This will return a "1" if the service will be restarted and a "0" if not.

Best regards, Felix

Created on Feb 16, 2016 1:12:58 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



It works! thanks!

Created on Mar 7, 2016 4:34:12 PM

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