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Can I monitor the installed Windows version with PRTG?



I would like to have a sensor that reports the current Windows version of a monitored PC.

check prtg sensor version windows

Created on Jul 22, 2010 8:03:26 AM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (11,025) 3 6

Last change on Jul 22, 2010 8:20:22 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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This can be done with Custom Sensor WinOSVersion

WinOSVersion gets the Windows OS version of the specified computer.

-c= [-s=Remote Registry service name] [-u=domain\username] [-p=password|passhash] 

The "-c=" parameter is used for the IP-Address or host name of the computer to query.

With the "-s=" parameter you can supply the name of the Remote Registry service on the target computer. This name varies for different OS languages. I.E. for a German OS this would be -s=Remote-Registrierungsdienst.

Optionally use the "-u=" and "-p=" parameters to provide credentials for accessing the Remote Registry service on the target computer.

The custom Sensor can be downloaded from this page

Created on Jul 22, 2010 8:32:51 AM

Last change on Mar 22, 2016 5:04:44 PM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]

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