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SSH sensor does not work on AIX systems

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Hi,

I am trying to setup SSH sensors for some AIX machines. The problem is that with the csh as default shell, PRTG does not find the scripts that are located in /var/prtg/scripts and /var/prtg/scriptsxml. Instead, in the Script field, I get this error:

Warning: no access to tty: thus no job control in this shell...

The script itself is working, but the PRTG directory listing, which allows to select the scripts on the target system are not working ... Is it possible to get SSH sensor working with csh as the default shell?

Thanks!

aix bash csh ssh-script

Created on May 12, 2017 12:01:14 PM by  Thomas Wächteae (70) 1 1



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Hello,

Thank you very much for the KB-Post. I'm very much afraid, the SSH Sensors do not natively support AIX systems. Thus, it may be better to choose an alternative work-around here. Convert the script to feed data into a HTTP Push Data Sensor, and have it run by cron every x minutes on the AIX machine.

best regards.

Created on May 15, 2017 12:52:26 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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