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Restarting a service with WMI service sensor

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Is there a timer before attempting to restart a service when it is down? Or a min number of down/warnings notifications? In our sensor, the time between the service stopped detection "Warning The Windows service you want to monitor is not running (Stopped). (code: PE011)" and service restart "Notify Service restarted. (code: PE052)" is 12 mins approx. Can it be reduced ? Can it just attempt to restart on first warning that the service is not running?

restart-service wmi-sensors wmi-service

Created on Oct 22, 2020 5:32:29 PM by  merlinegeorge (0) 2



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Hi there,

This cannot be defined in PRTG since PRTG does not restart the service. The service is restarted by Windows, so I recommend to check the service configuration in Windows.

Created on Oct 23, 2020 10:42:13 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]



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