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Getting PE087 Error with custom sensor



I have written several custom sensors using a windows console app in c# using the same pattern. System.Environment.Exit(0) for success and System.Environment.Exit(2) for failure. My previously written sensors worked fine and are still working. However, I have written a new sensor with the same pattern and it fails with PRTG saying that it did not get a response. To figure out this issue I have simplified the sensor to the following and it still fails.

class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { System.Environment.Exit(0);

} }

-net custom pe087

Created on Nov 2, 2016 4:17:18 PM

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Dear cstone

That program cannot work in PRTG as is does not produce a console output which can be interpreted by PRTG. Please include a console output which conforms to the PRTG custom sensor API. You can review its format via the PRTG web interface, menu Setup / PRTG API, tab "Custom Sensors".

Created on Nov 3, 2016 1:54:48 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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