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Windows Updates Status Sensor-Days only



In monitoring windows updates for servers, I would only like to see the number of days since last update (similar to the old sensor). I don't need to know how many updates of each type as updates are released monthly. Is there any way to remove the channels we don't need from the sensor or stop them from polling? We have many servers in our installation and I don't want to waste resources polling unnecessary information. Thank you.

remove-channels sensor windows-updates

Created on Jan 8, 2020 5:31:26 PM

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Hi there,

PRTG tries to pull different information with this sensor. The information that is displayed in the end depends on the target system. There are currently no plans to change this to only show "Time since last update".

Please also note, that you could use a very high scanning interval for this sensor, since these values shouldn change much in a short time span.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Jan 10, 2020 2:58:15 PM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]

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