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Eventlog Sensor for weekly Tasks




we are trying to Monitor a weekly Tape Back Up via BackUp Exec. We configured the Exec Server to write the Errors an Warning into the Windows Eventlog. We also added the WMI Eventlog sensor to our PRTG. So far everything works as excpected.

Our Problem is the Unit in which the WMI-Sensor is measuring the results. Per default it is Messages per Second. Our Tape BackUps run weekly, thus the montored Events appear like one Message per 604800 seconds.

Is there a different unit to measure the Events in the Logs?


backup eventlog wmi

Created on May 12, 2017 7:45:37 AM

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Check out How Can I Monitor My Historic Windows Events for an alternative. Check out our Guide for PowerShell based custom sensors for installation.

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support

Created on May 12, 2017 9:39:28 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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