PRTG Manual: List of Available Sensor Types

This chapter lists all available sensors, arranged both by different categories and in alphabetical order.

icon-i-roundIn the Add a Sensor assistant, PRTG offers you various options to easily filter for fitting sensor types.

Common Sensors

Bandwidth Monitoring Sensors

Web Servers (HTTP) Sensors

SNMP Sensors

Windows WMI/Performance Counters Sensors

Linux/Unix/OS X Sensors

Virtual Servers Sensors

Mail Servers Sensors

Database Servers Sensors

Storage and File Servers Sensors

Various Servers Sensors

VoIP and QoS Sensors

Hardware Parameter Sensors

Cloud Services Sensors

Custom Sensors

PRTG Internal Sensors

All Sensors in Alphabetical Order

The version numbers show when the respective sensor type was originally introduced to PRTG.

Script World Sensors

In addition to the built-in sensors, you can create your own sensors. Just write a script or a program and use it with a custom sensor. There are already many free, useful scripts, plugins, and add-ons for PRTG in the PRTG Script World. You can directly open the Script World from the Add Sensor dialog in the PRTG web interface.

  • Active Fileshare Sessions
  • Active Lync Users, Inbound/Outbound Calls
  • Active Windows Users
  • AD Group Membership
  • Advanced Exchange Server Metrics
  • Age of McAfee Anti-Virus Signatures
  • AllNet UPS
  • Altaro Hyper-V Backup Monitoring
  • Amazon AWS Costs
  • APC Battery Replacement
  • Atlantis ILIO
  • Automatic Services
  • AWS Costs Sensor
  • BGP Peer Status
  • Certain HTTP Response Code
  • Citrix Environments
  • Citrix NetScaler
  • DICOM and HL7
  • Dynamic Windows Processes
  • Exim Queue Length
  • Find Groups and Devices with Auto-Discovery Enabled
  • Google Search Appliance
  • Historic Windows Events
  • HP ProCurve Switch Version and Model
  • HTTP Return Codes
  • Hyper-V Replication
  • iDirect Modem Sensor
  • IP Addresses of Hops
  • Kemp Load Balancer
  • Linux Distributions that are Incompatible with the SSH Disk Free Sensor
  • Linux Services
  • Locked AD Users
  • Microsoft Active Cluster Nodes
  • Mounted Windows Volumes
  • MySQL Replication
  • MySQL Table Fragmentation
  • NetApp SnapMirror
  • NetApp Snapshot Age
  • Processed MailScanner Mails
  • PRTG Pester
  • PRTG Uptime SLA Sensors
  • Quota Exceeding Exchange Mailboxes
  • RabbitMQ Queues & Exchanges
  • SAP and SAP Database Monitoring
  • SCVMM - Hyper-V and Virtual Machines
  • Seatel Antenna Sensor
  • Shadow Copy Age
  • Subscriptions Monitoring with PRTG
  • TXT DNS Records Monitoring
  • Users Logged in to PRTG
  • Veeam Backup and Replication
  • VMware Horizon 7
  • WatchGiard Firewall (Cluster or Non-Cluster) – Status Multi-WAN
  • Website Login
  • Windows DHCP Scope Status
  • Windows Registry Value
  • YUM Update Check

icon-book-bulbGo to https://www.paessler.com/script-world and follow the instructions there to use these sensors.

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