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MS SQL v2 sensor unable to connect



I have setup two servers which are able to communicate over internet. The PRTG server is able to connect to the destination server. A MS SQL v2 sensor is setup and runs a query. With the SQLv2.exe Im able to run this fine. Result is as I expected. But within PRTG I receive a connection error. "A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. "

error network-related sensor sql

Created on Mar 21, 2019 6:53:51 AM

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Hi there,

Please activate the "Write Sensor result to disk" option in the sensor's settings and post the log files (Result of Sensor XXX.Data.txt and Result of Sensor XXX.txt) located on the corresponding probe under "C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\Logs (Sensors)".

Best regards.

Created on Mar 21, 2019 11:49:05 AM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]

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