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Monitor Windows Process (System.exe) throught SNMP



Hi, I would like to know if it is possible to monitor windows Process (System.exe) through SNMP? We tried the wmi sensor but is it not suitable for us because of performance issues!

process prtg snmp windows

Created on Jul 24, 2018 9:49:05 AM

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Hello there, thank you for your inquiry.

There is a hrSWRunTable ( in the HOST-RESOURCES-V2-MIB.

This allows you to confirm whenever a specific binary is running, but not much else.

The best sensor for this use case is the SNMP Custom Table sensor, here's a guide:

Unfortunately, it doesn't include CPU or Memory statistics of the process, but if you're just looking to check if the process is running, it should work out.

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on Jul 24, 2018 11:40:43 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

Last change on Jul 24, 2018 11:41:01 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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