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DHCP sensor timeout



Hi Paessler,

I have a DHCP sensor on my PRTG probe. It says Timeout. How do I troubleshoot further?


Bjorn Dirchsen

dhcp-sensor local-probe timeout

Created on Jan 2, 2018 11:14:49 AM

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Hi Bjorn,

Thank you for the KB-Post! Since DHCP is very "low level", I would recommend or encourage you to use WireShark to find out whats going on.

Otherwise, please upload screenshots of the "Overview", "Log" and the "Settings"-Tab of the DHCP Sensor to your preferred image cloud provider and link them in your reply so that we can review the sensors setup.

Best Regards,

Created on Jan 2, 2018 1:51:40 PM by  Emec Acmi [Paessler Support] (0) 1

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