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Hello,

I'm trying to monitor some RBMQ components like queue, connections and so on. I succeed to monitor those components and more using custom sensor (HTTP XML/REST Value) ,but I'm getting all the time randomly time outs, warning and down statuses (code: PE018) as the other sensors are working fine (ping and http).

Plus,

1. Other monitor systems like Nagios are working fine and not getting those timeouts not errors.

2. I'm using 60 sec interval scanning and I cannot use 5 min interval as it too long.

3. I used the following article, https://blog.cdemi.io/monitoring-rabbitmq-in-prtg/

I would appreciate your help.

Thanks,

Shay

custom custom-script-exe custom-sensor help http-xml-rest-value pe018 prtg rabbitmq rbmq sensor

Created on Dec 13, 2016 9:10:04 AM by  shayz (0) 1



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Hello Shay,

Thank you for your KB-post.

Kindly note that we do not offer technical support for sensor customization, sorry.

Maybe some other user can help you with this, or the owner of the blog http://blog.cdemi.io

Best regards

Created on Dec 13, 2016 12:27:02 PM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]



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Hi,

Thanks for the response. Can you please let me know what is the best recommended sensor to use for monitoring RabbitMQ server components?

Thanks, Shay

Created on Dec 13, 2016 1:46:25 PM by  shayz (0) 1



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Hello,

Which exact server components do you want to monitor?

Created on Dec 13, 2016 3:11:23 PM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]



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Hi,

At this moment I would like to monitor,

Consumers

Publish Messages

Queue

Connections

Messages in queue

In the near future I would like to monitor more components.

Thanks, Shay

Created on Dec 14, 2016 8:49:06 AM by  shayz (0) 1



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Hello Shay,

Please note that PRTG does not have any default sensors designated for RabbitMQ monitoring.

You can try the following alternatives:

  • As already mentioned, as Rabbit MQ services provide an API which returns results via JSON, you can use HTTP XML/REST Value sensor to monitor this JSON output. Specify the node for the value of interest in the sensor settings and the sensor will return the corresponding value; please have a look also at this article.

Best regards

Created on Dec 14, 2016 2:52:09 PM by  Isidora Jeremic [Paessler Support]



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