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Remote PowerShell Script for Skype



Hi there

I'm trying to monitor our Skype for Business Servers - without much luck though :( How can I get my script to be run on the remote server itself?


$query = Get-CsWindowsService RTCMEDSRV
[string]$result = $query.ActivityLevel

[string[]]$splitResult = $result.Split('=,')[1,3,5,7]

[int]$InboundCalls     = $splitResult[0] -as [int]
[int]$OutboundCalls    = $splitResult[1] -as [int]
[int]$InboundPriCalls  = $splitResult[2] -as [int]
[int]$OutboundPriCalls = $splitResult[3] -as [int]

$InboundTotalCalls     = $InboundCalls + $InboundPriCalls
$OutboundTotalCalls    = $OutboundCalls + $OutboundPriCalls

Write-Output $InboundTotalCalls

PRTG Error: Response not well-formed: "(Get-CsWindowsService : The term 'Get-CsWindowsService' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.


powershell prtg skype

Created on Jan 16, 2020 12:06:23 PM

Last change on Jan 17, 2020 10:09:47 AM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]

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Hi there,

In order to run a script remotely, I would recommend to use Remote Powershell Commands.

Please also note, that the results need to be in the correct format, so PRTG can handle those correctly. How this syntax should look is explained here.

Kind regards,
Birk Guttmann, Tech Support Team

Created on Jan 17, 2020 10:13:26 AM by  Birk Guttmann [Paessler Support]

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