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need Windows Process Monitor



We need a better analysis of when which service is using the CPU and RAM. We have a script that shows all the processes and the load, but on a Windows Terminal Server the processes are random and not static. We hope that PRTG will be more flexible in the display and implement the Windows processes as a standard sensor.

thank you regards Andy

process prtg windows

Created on Jul 21, 2020 10:01:28 AM

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Hello Andi,

PRTG is optimized to monitor the status of network infrastructure, and traffic. Application monitoring is not a focus of PRTG. Such flexible sensor would also not fit well into the existing PRTG sensor architecture, which uses static channel names containing scalar numeric values.

As you mention scripts, an extremely simple, not-remote capable script is outlined here. As PRTG does not do real-time monitoring, instead it scans only once every minute (shorter intervals are possible but not recommended for script sensors) even a more sophisticated version would not be too helpful.

This leaves you an option to do it the other way run: Locally on the terminal server, schedule a script which communicates with an HTTP Push Data Advanced sensor.

For sensors provided with PRTG, a more detailed generic process / service monitoring is not planned at this time, because we work on a lot of other features and sensors.

Created on Jul 21, 2020 7:36:08 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 21, 2020 7:38:18 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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