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Get probe IP or Hostname in Script

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Hello,

I currently have one problem with a powershell-script. I want to use the same script for different servers and probes, which is no problem in itself. My problem comes in, when I wanna run the powershell-script on the probe or on other servers. The script uses Get-WmiObject and I use credentials that are provided from PRTG, which works in itself, but I can't use "-Credentials" on the same server.

My idea is to compare the probe-IP to the device-IP. The IP of the device will be given by %host, but I can't find an option to provide the probe-IP for the script.

Can anyone help here?

With kind regards, Martin

custom-sensor parameters probe

Created on Jul 7, 2020 2:13:39 PM by  dmartint (50) 1 1



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%probe will not work as the name of the probe is not the same as the hostname. %probe is in my understanding the internal name of the probe in PRTG.

I will close this post. The script was implemented so we could see changes in the capacity of a harddrive. (WMI did not show this) But I saw the problem yesterday and couldnt find the answer. Today I realised SNMP does provide this information. So I will change the whole harddrive monitoring to SNMP and this should work.

Created on Jul 8, 2020 9:19:38 AM by  dmartint (50) 1 1



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does "%probe" work? what have you tried? also, to better understand your issue - could you share the script?

Created on Jul 8, 2020 4:52:32 AM by  Guenther Schmitz (0) 1



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Thanks for the answer.

Quick information:

%probe will not work as the name of the probe is not the same as the hostname. %probe is in my understanding the internal name of the probe in PRTG.

I will close this post. The script was implemented so we could see changes in the capacity of a harddrive. (WMI did not show this) But I saw the problem yesterday and couldnt find the answer. Today I realised SNMP does provide this information. So I will change the whole harddrive monitoring to SNMP and this should work.

Created on Jul 8, 2020 9:19:38 AM by  dmartint (50) 1 1



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