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



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] (2,404) 2 1

Last change on Apr 28, 2021 1:58:53 PM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support] (2,404) 2 1

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This article applies as of PRTG 22

List of deprecated sensors and their available successors or alternatives

Deprecated sensorDeprecated in PRTG versionSuccessor or alternative
Active Directory LoginN/AN/A
Active Directory Replication Errors (v1)14.1.9Active Directory Replication Errors (v2)
ADO SQL16.1.23ADO SQL v2
Amazon CloudWatch Alarm22.3.78AWS Alarm v2
Amazon CloudWatch EBS22.3.78AWS EBS v2
Amazon CloudWatch EC222.3.78AWS EC2 v2
Amazon CloudWatch ElastiCache22.3.78N/A
Amazon CloudWatch ELB22.3.78AWS ELB v2
Amazon CloudWatch RDS22.3.78AWS RDS v2
Amazon CloudWatch SNS22.3.78N/A
Amazon CloudWatch SQS22.3.78N/A
AVM FRITZ!Box WAN Interface14.4.13N/A
AVM FRITZ!Box WAN Interface v216.1.23N/A
Cloud HTTP (v1)22.3.78Cloud HTTP v2
Cloud Ping (v1)22.3.78Cloud Ping v2
Core/Probe HealthN/ACore Health
Probe Health
System Health
DNS21.3.69DNS v2
GitLab Build Status21.1.65N/A
Google Analytics (v2)22.3.78N/A
Google Drive22.3.78N/A
HDD Health12.3.1WMI HDD Health
HTTP SSL Certificate Expiry15.3.19SSL Certificate
INI File Content Check16.1.23INIFileValue (PRTG Tools Family)
Logfile Content CheckN/ALogfileReader (PRTG Tools Family)
Microsoft OneDrive22.3.78N/A
Microsoft SQL16.1.23Microsoft SQL v2
MongoDB System Health16.1.23N/A
MQTT Round Trip (v1)20.2.59MQTT Round Trip (v2)
MySQL16.1.23MySQL v2
NetApp cDOT Aggregate (SOAP)17.3.34NetApp Aggregate
NetApp cDOT I/O (SOAP)17.3.34NetApp I/O
NetApp cDOT Physical Disk (SOAP)17.3.34NetApp Physical Disk
NetApp cDOT System Health (SOAP)17.3.34NetApp System Health
Oracle SQL16.1.23Oracle SQL v2
Passive Application Performance16.1.23N/A
PerfCounter MemoryN/AN/A
Ping with Delayed UpN/APing (Ping Delay option) or PingDelayedUp (PRTG Tools Family)
Pingdom16.2.23Cloud HTTP v2
POP3 Email Count16.1.23EmailCount (PRTG Tools Family)
REST Dell EMC Capacity21.2.67Dell EMC Unity Storage Capacity v2
REST Dell EMC File System21.2.67Dell EMC Unity File System v2
REST Dell EMC LUN21.2.67Dell EMC Unity Storage LUN v2
REST Dell EMC Pool21.2.67Dell EMC Unity Storage Pool v2
REST Dell EMC System Health21.2.67Dell EMC Unity Enclosure Health v2
SCVMM Host16.1.23For more information, see How can I monitor SCVMM hosts and VMs with PRTG?
SCVMM Virtual Machine16.1.23For more information, see How can I monitor SCVMM hosts and VMs with PRTG?
SNMP Fujitsu System Health19.4.53SNMP Fujitsu System Health v2
SNMP GSA System Health16.1.23For more information, see How can I monitor my Google Search Appliance with PRTG?
SNMP Informant7.1SNMP Library with MIB file from SNMP Informant
SNMP Trap Receiver (v1)14.1.8SNMP Trap Receiver (v2)
SSH VMWare ESX(i) Disk15.3.19VMware Datastore (SOAP)
Syslog Receiver (v1)14.1.8Syslog Receiver (v2)
Virtuozzo Container Disk16.1.23N/A
Virtuozzo Container Network16.1.23N/A
VMware Host Server (SOAP)PRTG 12VMware Host Performance (SOAP)
VMware Virtual Machine (SOAP) (v1)PRTG 12VMware Virtual Machine (SOAP) (v2)
WBEM Custom16.1.23N/A
Windows Last Update (Remote Registry)16.1.23Windows Updates Status (PowerShell)
Windows Logged In Users16.1.23UserLoggedin (PRTG Tools Family). For more information, see also How can I monitor the number of users logged in to Windows?
Windows Physical Disk16.1.23Windows Physical Disk I/O
Windows Registry16.1.23For more information, see How can I monitor the Windows registry with PRTG?
Windows Scheduled Task16.1.23ScheduledTask2XML (PRTG Tools Family)
WMI Exchange Server 20039.1WMI Exchange Server
WMI Exchange Server 20079.1WMI Exchange Server
WMI Logical Disk16.1.23WMI Logical Disk I/O
WMI Vital System Data16.1.23WMI Vital System Data v2
WMI Volume Fragmentation16.1.23VolumeFragXML (PRTG Tools Family)
WMI Windows Version16.1.23WinOSVersion (PRTG Tools Family)
Xen Virtual MachinePRTG 12Citrix XenServer Virtual Machine

Created on Apr 23, 2021 11:34:45 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support] (2,404) 2 1

Last change on Jan 18, 2023 7:39:05 AM by  Brandy Greger [Paessler Support]



Many of the Amazon CloudWatch sensors in the list above have been deprecated with V2 versions replacing them. However, the Amazon CloudWatch Elasticache Sensor was one of these recently deprecated sensors, but I cannot find a replacement for it.

Created on Sep 7, 2022 12:57:37 PM

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