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Passing secure credentials to custom exexml



Morning folks,

I need to authenticate against our CRM using traditional creds rather than API (annoyingly) could you give me some pointers on handing prtg securestring creds as i am running into some issues.

Given that it runs in non-interactive those where read-host is required are no good and im struggling to pass them with securestring at all

credentials custom-sensor powershell

Created on Jul 6, 2018 8:45:46 AM

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Hello Samuel, thank you for your inquiry.

You might want to have a look at the following:

But yes, you need to take into consideration that:

  1. The script will run on the corresponding PRTG Probe, not on the monitored host (but you can use things like Invoke-Command to access the monitored device via remote powershell)
  2. The script will run non-interactively.
  3. By default, the script will run under LOCAL_SYSTEM. You can however, run the Probe Service with a different account to easily change this.

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on Jul 6, 2018 11:39:14 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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