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Impersonation was denied (code: PE180)




Since updating to the latest version I get the error: Impersonation was denied (code: PE180) On every filesensor I have.

I tried it on another system running an older version and here it seems to work perfectly,

How could we solve this?

filesensor pe180 prtg18

Created on Apr 23, 2018 2:01:21 PM

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Hello there,

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

This is probably related to a known bug in the current version. Please enter credentials with sufficient access rights in the settings of your probe device under "Credentials for Windows Systems".

Please let us know, if the issue still persists. There will be a bug fix in version 18.x.40. The release is planned for mid-May.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Apr 25, 2018 8:05:14 AM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]




is this bug fixed yet?

I run into the same error by calling bash.exe in the system32 folder ( Thread: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/81993-windows-wsl-bash-exe-call

Created on Oct 30, 2018 1:26:53 PM



Hi there,

The issue with our file Sensor has already been fixed. Since Dariusz is already at your issue, please continue there.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Nov 2, 2018 2:49:18 PM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]

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