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Defender Real-time Protection ON/OFF

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I would like to monitor Windows Defender Real-time Protection and if it is switched off Received an alarm in the PRTG. With WMI the parameters can be checked as follows:

Get-CimInstance -ClassName MSFT_MpComputerStatus -Namespace root/microsoft/windows/defender | Select-Object -Property ComputerID, BehaviorMonitorEnabled

ComputerID BehaviorMonitorEnabled ---------- ---------------------- 25002CAF-D265-4C1C-9CD0-EB32299A80DF True

How can this test be implemented in the PRTG?

Thank you for the feedback

prtg smtp wmi

Created on Jan 6, 2022 10:34:06 AM by  Heule76CH (0) 1



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Hello,

Thank you for your message.

To monitor the status of the antivirus Windows Defender, you can use the native sensor WMI Security Center sensor.

Otherwise, you can use a custom script with the EXE/Script or EXE/Script Advanced sensor, which will execute the WMI query on the target device and then return 0 or 1 according to the result obtained (false or true).

Please, note that the script must return a response following a specific format, which you will find in this manual: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/custom_sensors

Afterwards, in PRTG you can use the default lookup file "prtg.standardlookups.yesno.stateyesok" or "prtg.standardlookups.yesno.statenook" for example to convert 0 and 1 to True and False again, with limits configured accordingly.

If you have questions, do not hesitate.

Regards.

Created on Jan 7, 2022 8:12:29 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]



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