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Exchange DAG sensor reporting incorrect values



We have the DAG sensor applied to both member servers of the DAG. Each parent device is using and Exchange administrative account and the device is specified by the FQDN of the server.

Last night, I was running maintenance on the servers and as part of that I suspended database activation on them, one at a time. In Exchange, the DatabaseCopyAutoActivationPolicy value was set to Blocked, and the DatabaseCopyActivationDisabledAndMoveNow value was set to True. However, the "Activation Suspended" value in the PRTG sensor remained at No, despite the server having its activation policy set to blocked for well over an hour and the sensor scan interval set to 60 seconds. This is the only database in the DAG, and these are the only two servers.

What value, exactly, is the "Activation Suspended" channel looking for?

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Created on May 19, 2020 1:44:22 PM

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Dear timk_fiveriversit,

the sensor runs Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus and reads the property ActivationSuspended for that channel. What do get with manual execution?

Created on May 20, 2020 12:38:55 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 20, 2020 12:39:52 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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