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WMI Sensor - Windows Print Queue Sensor - RPC server is unavailable



Hello PRTG Support,

i get the Error below when i try to add the Windows Print Queue Sensor to our Print Server to watch the Print Jobs. The Server is Domain member and the Domain Cred are being saved in parent Object in PRTG and working probably. The PRC Service is running and our FW is configured correctly. We are able to watch other Services on the same Server such as WMI Memory, WMI CPU, WMI DISK Space, Print Spooler Service etc.

Is there any know issues with this sensor, does it require special permissions or special port...?

Could not create the sensor Windows Print Queue on device.

An exception occurred while creating the Print Server object. Win32 error: The RPC server is unavailable.

Thanks you in advanced for your help and support

add-sensor print-queue rpc wmi

Created on Nov 6, 2019 11:18:19 AM

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Hello there,

Thank you for your post.

Since we need to look into this issue further, we will continue the case in a support ticket.

Created on Nov 6, 2019 11:52:54 AM by  Sasa Ignjatovic [Paessler Support]

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