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What do I need to know about beta sensors?

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I want to use beta sensors. What do I need to know?

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Created on Dec 22, 2020 7:34:22 AM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]



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Configuration hints, known issues, and further details about beta sensors


Note: Beta sensors are a part of the experimental features in PRTG. You must enable beta sensors first. For more information, see What are beta sensors and how can I use them?


You can find configuration hints, known issues, and further details about beta sensors if you click on the corresponding sensor name:

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If you want to share your beta sensor experiences with us, please send your feedback to [email protected].

Created on Dec 23, 2020 1:05:48 PM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 19, 2021 9:34:18 AM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]



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Modbus RTU Custom sensor

The Modbus RTU Custom sensor connects to a Modbus RTU server and monitors up to five returned numeric values.

Known issues and limitations

Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on Jan 5, 2021 9:51:47 AM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 28, 2021 5:15:02 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]



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Beckhoff IPC System Health sensor

The Beckhoff IPC System Health sensor monitors the system health of a Beckhoff IPC via OPC UA.

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Known issues and limitations

Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on Mar 17, 2021 9:12:43 AM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 28, 2021 5:15:32 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]



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HPE 3PAR Drive Enclosure sensor

The HPE 3PAR Drive Enclosure sensor monitors a drive enclosure of an HPE 3PAR storage system.

Configuration hints

This sensor requires credentials for HPE 3PAR in settings that are higher in the object hierarchy, for example, in the settings of the parent device.

Known issues and limitations

Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on Apr 21, 2021 12:00:02 PM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 18, 2021 6:52:53 AM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]



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HPE 3PAR Virtual Volume sensor

The HPE 3PAR Virtual Volume sensor monitors the capacity of a virtual volume on an HPE 3PAR storage system.

Configuration hints

This sensor requires credentials for HPE 3PAR in settings that are higher in the object hierarchy, for example, in the settings of the parent device.

Known issues and limitations

Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on Apr 21, 2021 12:02:14 PM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 18, 2021 6:52:40 AM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]



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REST Custom v2 sensor

The REST Custom v2 sensor queries a JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Representational State Transfer (REST) application programming interface (API) endpoint and maps the JSON result to sensor values.

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Known issues and limitations

Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on May 27, 2021 6:45:21 AM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]

Last change on Aug 18, 2021 6:53:46 AM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]



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SNMP Rittal CMC III Hardware Status sensor

The SNMP Rittal CMC III Hardware Status sensor monitors the hardware status of a Rittal CMC III processing unit via SNMP.

Configuration hints

n/a

Known issues and limitations

Important: There can be inconsistencies between the values in the channels of the sensor and the values on the Rittal dashboard. This can cause the channels of the sensor to show an inaccurate status.

Created on Jun 16, 2021 1:45:18 PM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]



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AWS EC2 v2 sensor

The AWS EC2 v2 sensor monitors the performance of an AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance by reading its data from Amazon CloudWatch via the AWS API.

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Known issues and limitations

Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on Jul 9, 2021 12:00:59 PM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 9, 2021 12:04:52 PM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]



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AWS ELB v2 sensor

The AWS ELB v2 sensor monitors the performance of an Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) load balancer by reading its data from Amazon CloudWatch via the AWS API.

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Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on Jul 9, 2021 12:04:13 PM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]



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Redfish System Health sensor

The Redfish System Health sensor monitors the system health of a Redfish Scalable Platforms Management API (Redfish)-capable server.

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Known issues and limitations

Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on Aug 17, 2021 1:38:20 PM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]



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Local Folder sensor

The Local Folder sensor monitors a local folder on a probe device.

Configuration hints

  • You can only create this sensor on a probe device, either a local probe device or a remote probe device.

Known issues and limitations

Currently there are no known issues or limitations for this sensor.

Created on Aug 17, 2021 1:39:15 PM by  Florian Weik [Paessler Support]



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