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64 bit probe



Since Windows has been default 64bit for a while and PRTG using PowerShellx86 for executing the EXEXML-scripts this causes problems when using certain PowerShell modules like failoverclusters when monitoring the witness-state of a SQL HA-cluster.

Now I have to use unsupported third-party applications like PSx64.exe from PRTG family, or I have to trick around is using command-blocks. This adds extra complexity and opportunities for failure.

Could you please add the possibility to switch the probe to use the 64-bit version of PowerShell for running EXEXML scripts?

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Created on Jul 28, 2020 10:14:33 AM

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I currently struggle as well, not for the first time. Using StorageQoS Powershell and CIM sessions. With a normal x64 PowerShell it takes a second to execute and get a result. No matter which option for 32-to-64 I tried, the script takes at least x3-5 longer and the probe needs more CPU. @Paessler: Come on guys, it's 2023 - switch the probe to x64 as well please.

Created on Aug 16, 2023 10:15:38 AM

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