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SSH Sensor Timeout: does it terminate the script?




I would like to know what, exactly, the SSH sensor's "timeout" setting does. For instance, if i set the timeout to 5 seconds, and the script does not complete within 5 seconds, does that simply mean that PRTG will set the sensor to a warn/error state? Or does it mean that it will terminate the running script/process?


linux sensor ssh ssh-script timeout

Created on May 16, 2019 5:13:23 PM

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It's the former - if there's no response from the script, the Sensor will go into a timeout. The setting itself just dictates the time to wait for the script result.

Created on May 17, 2019 7:40:45 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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