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DISK FREE SPACE Windows Server (SNMP)

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Hello We would like to ask if we can monitor Disk Free Space with SNMP on Windows Servers ? Is this possible ? For Security reasons we do not want to use WMI or PowerShell.

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Created on Sep 28, 2020 9:53:19 AM by  Giannis Barbounakis (1) 1



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Hello Giannis,

Thank you for your message.

Of course, you can use SNMP to monitor disks or other aspects (CPU, RAM, etc.) of your Windows servers. To do so, you only need to configure the SNMP service on your server as well as the SNMP credentials in PRTG accordingly.

Kind regards.

Created on Sep 28, 2020 12:32:32 PM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]



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Thank you. We are wondering where we can find MIBs for Windows OS ? We have looked at Paesslers MIB importer but about MIBs ? We used this custom SNMP Sensor but gives as 0MB as a value. We simply need to monitor for Disk Free Space or even actual Volume Sizes.

Created on Sep 28, 2020 12:37:26 PM by  Giannis Barbounakis (1) 1



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You don't need to import MIBs for Windows, PRTG provides native SNMP sensors for it.

Here is our list of SNMP sensors we provide in PRTG: SNMP sensors

According to your need, the sensor SNMP disk free sensor is the one you are looking for: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/snmp_disk_free_sensor

Let us know if you have further questions.

Created on Sep 28, 2020 12:49:31 PM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

Last change on Sep 28, 2020 12:49:46 PM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]



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Thank you very much for your quick help response. It works fine !

Created on Sep 28, 2020 3:39:40 PM by  Giannis Barbounakis (1) 1



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