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high cpu load on probe



Running PRTG in a two system cluster, one remote probe.

Version PRTG Network Monitor x64

Master on Windows Server 2012 x64

Slave on Windows 10 1703 x64

Both on HP Pro Liant

remote probe is on a VM

for some time now the system health sensor is not too happy with the slave, showing this message:

84 % (Prozessorlast System) liegt über dem Grenzwert für Warnungen von 50 % in Prozessorlast System. When CPU load on the probe system is over 50%, measurements may be incorrect

TaskManager is indicating high load in PRTG Probe.exe and multiple PrintQueue.exe instances

rebooting the slave helps - for just one day

some time ago this worked, when we had far more sensors and one more remote probe - so I assume it has to do with Windows 10, esp. 1703

what log s etc. shall we provide?

1703 printqueue-exe probe utilization

Created on Nov 9, 2017 12:49:00 PM

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Can you click on Contact Support in the lower right-hand corner, and open a ticket? Be sure to attach a support bundle, and we can better assist you.


Created on Nov 10, 2017 4:33:09 AM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support] (1,441) 2 1

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