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Restart a remote service

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I used a batch script below to restart a remote service The batch file itself uses psexec to stop / restart a remote service on another server.

@echo off REM restarts Apache Tomcat Service "c:\Program Files\PRTG Network Monitor\Custom Sensors\EXE\psexec" \\xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -u Domain\User -p Password net stop "Apache Tomcat" "c:\Program Files\PRTG Network Monitor\Custom Sensors\EXE\psexec" \\xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -u Domain\User -p Password net start "Apache Tomcat" pause

I do not really understand why the batch file is working properly, but I can not seem to be scheduled or executed by PRTG or Launcher.

prtg remote-probe-service windows

Created on Mar 2, 2019 4:22:25 PM by  samir (0) 1



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Hi Samir,

Do I understand this right - you want to use PRTG to schedule a restart of a service?

Why don't you just place the script on the target system as a scheduled task?

I am not sure if PRTG can even do such a schedule - assuming I understood the request right - the Paessler support team might know this better... just trying to help out :-)

Regards

Florian Rossmark

www.it-admins.com

Created on Mar 4, 2019 3:51:06 PM by  Florian Rossmark (4,185) 3 2



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I'm trying to run a batch file from the Notifications \ EXE folder and it will not work. This is a batch file that calls the PSexec program (to remotely shutdown / restart a Windows service on another machine). I put a copy of the program PSexec in Windows / System32 and if I run the command file manually from the folder Notifications / exe, it works properly

I want to run a batch file script by prtg to restart a remote service if possible to tell me the procedure in detail

Created on Mar 4, 2019 4:15:18 PM by  samir (0) 1



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Dear Samir,

please refer to this KB article, which addresses this inquiry.

Best regards,
Sven Roggenhofer [Paessler Technical Support]

Created on Mar 5, 2019 6:00:37 AM by  Sven Roggenhofer [Paessler Technical Support]



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