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How to monitor a particular service of Linux and windows server

Linux - HA proxy, NFS, Apache & MySQL
Windows - Apache

linux-services snmp windows-services

Created on Jul 9, 2019 9:02:39 AM

Last change on Jul 9, 2019 10:27:08 AM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]

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Hi there,

Thank you very much for your contact.

For Windows based service monitoring, there are two native and built-in sensors in PRTG.
The SNMP Windows Service Sensor and the WMI Service Sensor.

For monitoring processes in Linux, please refer to this knowledge base article. If this approach does not suit your requirements, you could consider using a self-written SSH Custom Script Sensor.


Created on Jul 9, 2019 10:40:43 AM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]



For adding SNMP Windows Service Sensor what condition should be apply ??

Created on Jul 9, 2019 11:56:16 AM




Did you already check the sensor's manual and especially the remarks section?

Important to know is that you need to enable the SNMP service first, before being able to monitor it via SNMP. Please follow our blog article how to setup SNMP on a Windows client:

Afterwards, it is also necessary to configure the incoming SNMP communication for PRTG's point of view properly. To do so, please open the "Settings" tab of the device that should has the SNMP sensors and configure the corresponding settings at "Credentials for SNMP devices".


Created on Jul 9, 2019 12:28:31 PM by  Sebastian Kniege [Paessler Support]

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