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I can't get my WMI sensor to work.



I configurated my sensor for WMI event logs but it doesn't work. I can't understand why. I already followed the guides available on the PRTG website, and also some on this forum.

Here is my event log :

Event log error

and here is my WMI sensor configuration:

PRTG sensor configuration

Can someone see what is wrong or missing?

eventlog eventlog-wmi wmi wmi-sensors

Created on Apr 10, 2018 10:03:40 AM

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Hello Adriano,

Thanks for your support inquiry, we appreciate your contact regarding the matter!

Please let me explain how this Sensor is displaying data. The #/s is showing how much events are received since the last scan per second, which means if an event is occuring the value will only increase for one interval.

Please let me know if this clarifies the behavior of the sensor.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Apr 12, 2018 10:07:53 AM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]

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