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What sensors are deprecated and what are their successors or alternatives?

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Some sensors were deprecated and removed from PRTG over the last few years. Do you have a complete list of these deprecated sensors and their successors or alternatives, if available?

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Created on Apr 23, 2021 9:22:37 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]

Last change on Apr 28, 2021 1:58:53 PM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]



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This article applies as of PRTG 21

List of deprecated sensors and their available successors or alternatives

Deprecated sensorDeprecated in PRTG versionSuccessor or alternative
Active Directory Login sensorN/AN/A
Active Directory Replication Errors sensor (v1)14.1.9Active Directory Replication Errors sensor (v2)
ADO SQL sensor16.1.23ADO SQL v2 sensor
Amazon CloudWatch sensor15.3.19Amazon CloudWatch Alarm sensor
Amazon CloudWatch EBS sensor
Amazon CloudWatch EC2 sensor
Amazon CloudWatch ElastiCache sensor
Amazon CloudWatch ELB sensor
Amazon CloudWatch RDS sensor
Amazon CloudWatch SNS sensor
Amazon CloudWatch SQS sensor
AVM FRITZ!Box WAN Interface sensor14.4.13N/A
AVM FRITZ!Box WAN Interface v2 sensor16.1.23N/A
Core/Probe Health sensorN/ACore Health sensor
Probe Health sensor
System Health sensor
DNS sensor21.3.69DNS v2 sensor
GitLab Build Status sensor21.1.65N/A
Google Analytics sensor (v1)15.2.17Google Analytics sensor (v2)
HDD Health sensor12.3.1WMI HDD Health sensor
HTTP SSL Certificate Expiry sensor15.3.19SSL Certificate sensor
INI File Content Check sensor16.1.23Custom INIFileValue sensor by the PRTG Tools Family
Logfile Content Check sensorN/ACustom LogfileReader sensor by the PRTG Tools Family
Microsoft SQL sensor16.1.23Microsoft SQL v2 sensor
MongoDB System Health sensor16.1.23N/A
MQTT Round Trip sensor (v1)20.2.59MQTT Round Trip sensor (v2)
MySQL sensor16.1.23MySQL v2 sensor
NetApp cDOT Aggregate (SOAP) sensor17.3.34NetApp Aggregate sensor
NetApp cDOT I/O (SOAP) sensor17.3.34NetApp I/O sensor
NetApp cDOT Physical Disk (SOAP) sensor17.3.34NetApp Physical Disk sensor
NetApp cDOT System Health (SOAP) sensor17.3.34NetApp System Health sensor
Oracle SQL sensor16.1.23Oracle SQL v2 sensor
Passive Application Performance sensor16.1.23N/A
PC CPU sensorN/AN/A
PerfCounter Memory sensorN/AN/A
Ping with Delayed Up sensorN/APing sensor with the Ping Delay option or custom PingDelayedUp sensor by the PRTG Tools Family
Pingdom sensor16.1.23Cloud HTTP v2 sensor
POP3 Email Count sensor16.1.23Custom EmailCount sensor by the PRTG Tools Family
RADIUS sensor15.2.16RADIUS v2 sensor
REST Dell EMC Capacity sensor21.1.67Dell EMC Unity Storage Capacity v2 sensor
REST Dell EMC File System sensor21.1.67Dell EMC Unity File System v2 sensor
REST Dell EMC LUN sensor21.1.67Dell EMC Unity Storage LUN v2 sensor
REST Dell EMC Pool sensor21.1.67Dell EMC Unity Storage Pool v2 sensor
REST Dell EMC System Health sensor21.1.67Dell EMC Unity Enclosure Health v2 sensor
SCVMM Host sensor16.1.23For more information, see How can I monitor SCVMM hosts and VMs with PRTG?
SCVMM Virtual Machine sensor16.1.23For more information, see How can I monitor SCVMM hosts and VMs with PRTG?
SNMP Fujitsu System Health sensor19.4.53SNMP Fujitsu System Health v2 sensor
SNMP GSA System Health sensor16.1.23For more information, see How can I monitor my Google Search Appliance with PRTG?
SNMP Informant sensor7.1SNMP Library sensor with MIB file from SNMP Informant
SNMP Trap Receiver sensor (v1)14.1.8SNMP Trap Receiver sensor (v2)
SSH VMWare ESX(i) Disk sensor15.3.19VMware Datastore (SOAP) sensor
Syslog Receiver sensor (v1)14.1.8Syslog Receiver sensor (v2)
Virtuozzo Container Disk sensor16.1.23N/A
Virtuozzo Container Network sensor16.1.23N/A
VMware Host Server (SOAP)PRTG 12VMware Host Performance (SOAP) sensor
VMware Virtual Machine (SOAP) (v1)PRTG 12VMware Virtual Machine (SOAP) sensor (v2)
WBEM Custom sensor16.1.23N/A
Windows Last Update (Remote Registry) sensor16.1.23Windows Updates Status (PowerShell) sensor
Windows Logged In Users sensor16.1.23Custom UserLoggedin sensor by the PRTG Tools Family. For more information, see also How can I monitor the number of users logged in to Windows?
Windows Physical Disk sensor16.1.23Windows Physical Disk I/O sensor
Windows Registry sensor16.1.23For more information, see How can I monitor the Windows registry with PRTG?
Windows Scheduled Task sensor16.1.23Custom ScheduledTask2XML sensor by the PRTG Tools Family
WMI Exchange Server 2003 sensor9.1WMI Exchange Server sensor
WMI Exchange Server 2007 sensor9.1WMI Exchange Server sensor
WMI Logical Disk sensor16.1.23WMI Logical Disk I/O sensor
WMI Vital System Data sensor16.1.23WMI Vital System Data v2 sensor
WMI Volume Fragmentation sensor16.1.23Custom VolumeFragXML sensor by the PRTG Tools Family
WMI Windows Version sensor16.1.23Custom WinOSVersion sensor by the PRTG Tools Family
Xen Virtual Machine sensorPRTG 12Citrix XenServer Virtual Machine sensor

Created on Apr 23, 2021 11:34:45 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 6, 2021 10:03:33 AM by  Brandy Greger [Paessler Support]



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