PRTG Manual: List of Sensors by Performance Impact

Here you can find a list of sensors sorted by their performance impact.

i_round_blueYou can also see a sensor's performance impact in the Add Sensor dialog or on a sensor's Overview tab.

A sensor can have one of the following types of performance impact:

Very Low Performance Impact

Sensor

Description

Cluster Health sensor

Monitors the health of a cluster and indicates the system health status of PRTG.

Common SaaS sensor

Monitors the availability of several SaaS providers.

Core Health sensor

Monitors internal PRTG parameters and shows the status of the PRTG core server.

Dell EMC Unity Enclosure Health v2 sensor

Monitors the health of an enclosure on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

Dell EMC Unity File System v2 sensor

Monitors a file system on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

Dell EMC Unity Storage Capacity v2 sensor

Monitors a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

Dell EMC Unity Storage LUN v2 sensor

Monitors a LUN on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

Dell EMC Unity Storage Pool v2 sensor

Monitors a storage pool on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

Dell EMC Unity VMware Datastore v2 sensor

Monitors a VMware datastore on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

DNS sensor

Monitors a DNS server. It resolves a domain name and compares it to a specific IP address.

Microsoft Azure Subscription Cost sensor

Monitors the cost in a Microsoft Azure subscription.

Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine sensor

Monitors the status of a virtual machine in a Microsoft Azure subscription.

Modbus TCP Custom sensor

Monitors up to five values returned by a Modbus TCP server.

NetApp Aggregate sensor

Monitors the status of a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP storage aggregate accessing the API via SOAP.

NetApp I/O sensor

Monitors input and output operations of a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP storage system accessing the API via SOAP.

NetApp LIF sensor

Monitors logical interfaces of a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP cluster accessing the API via SOAP.

NetApp LUN sensor

Monitors the LUN of a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP storage system accessing the API via SOAP.

NetApp NIC sensor

Monitors the NIC of a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP cluster accessing the API via SOAP.

NetApp Physical Disk sensor

Monitors disks of a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP storage system accessing the API via SOAP.

NetApp SnapMirror sensor

Monitors SnapMirror relationships of a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP storage system accessing the API via SOAP.

NetApp System Health sensor

Monitors the health of a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP storage system accessing the API via SOAP.

NetApp Volume sensor

Monitors volumes on a NetApp cDOT or ONTAP storage system accessing the API via SOAP.

OPC UA Server Status sensor

Monitors the server status, uptime, and diagnostic information of an OPC UA server.

Ping sensor

Sends an ICMP echo request ("Ping") from the probe system to the device it is created on to monitor the availability of a device.

Port sensor

Monitors a network service by connecting to its port.

Port Range sensor

Monitors a network service by connecting to various TCP/IP ports.

Probe Health sensor

Monitors internal PRTG parameters and shows the status of the probe system.

SNMP APC Hardware sensor

Monitors performance counters on an APC UPS device via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco ASA VPN Connections sensor

Monitors the VPN connections on a Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco CBQoS sensor

Monitors network parameters using Cisco's CBQoS via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco UCS Blade sensor

Monitors the health status of a Cisco UCS blade server via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco UCS Chassis sensor

monitors the health status of the chassis of a Cisco UCS device via SNMP.

SNMP Custom sensor

Monitors a single parameter that is returned by a specific OID via SNMP.

SNMP Custom String sensor

Monitors a string returned by a specific OID via SNMP.

SNMP Custom String Lookup sensor

Monitors a string returned by a specific OID via SNMP and can map the string directly to a sensor status.

SNMP Dell Hardware sensor

Monitors performance counters on a Dell hardware device via SNMP.

SNMP Dell PowerEdge System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a Dell PowerEdge server via SNMP.

SNMP Hardware Status sensor

Monitors the status of a server's hardware component via SNMP.

SNMP HP LaserJet Hardware sensor

Monitors performance counters on an HP LaserJet hardware device via SNMP.

SNMP HPE ProLiant Logical Disk sensor

Monitors a logical disk in an HPE server via SNMP.

SNMP HPE ProLiant Memory Controller sensor

Monitors a memory controller in an HPE server via SNMP.

SNMP IBM System X Logical Disk sensor

Monitors a logical disk in an IBM server via SNMP.

SNMP IBM System X Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk in an IBM server via SNMP.

SNMP IBM System X Physical Memory sensor

Monitors the memory modules in an IBM server via SNMP.

SNMP interSeptor Pro Environment sensor

Queries data from a Jacarta interSeptor Pro environmental monitoring system via SNMP.

SNMP LenovoEMC Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk in a LenovoEMC NAS via SNMP.

SNMP LenovoEMC System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a LenovoEMC NAS via SNMP.

SNMP Library sensor

Uses a compiled MIB file to create sensors that monitor a device via SNMP.

SNMP Linux Load Average sensor

Monitors the system load average of a Linux/Unix system via SNMP.

SNMP Linux Meminfo sensor

Monitors the memory usage of a Linux/Unix system via SNMP.

SNMP NetApp I/O sensor

Monitors the IOPS on a NetApp storage system via SNMP.

SNMP NetApp System Health sensor

Monitors the status of a NetApp storage system via SNMP.

SNMP Poseidon Environment sensor

Monitors performance counters for environmental measurements on Poseidon hardware via SNMP.

SNMP Printer sensor

Monitors various types of printers via SNMP.

SNMP QNAP Logical Disk sensor

Monitors a logical disk in a QNAP NAS via SNMP.

SNMP QNAP Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk in a QNAP NAS via SNMP.

SNMP RMON sensor

Monitors traffic on a device using the Remote Monitoring (RMON) standard via SNMP.

SNMP SonicWall System Health sensor

Monitors health values of a SonicWall NSA via SNMP.

SNMP SonicWall VPN Traffic sensor

Monitors the traffic of an IPsec VPN on a SonicWall NSA via SNMP.

SNMP Synology Logical Disk sensor

Monitors a logical disk in a Synology NAS via SNMP.

SNMP Synology Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk in a Synology NAS via SNMP.

SNMP Synology System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a Synology NAS via SNMP.

SNMP System Uptime sensor

Monitors the time that a device runs via SNMP.

SNMP Traffic sensor

Monitors traffic on a device via SNMP.

SNMP Windows Service sensor

Monitors a Windows service via SNMP.

SSL Certificate sensor

Monitors the certificate of an SSL/TLS connection.

SSL Security Check sensor

Monitors SSL/TLS connectivity to the port of a device.

System Health sensor

Monitors internal PRTG parameters and shows the status of the probe system.

Veeam Backup Job Status sensor

Monitors the status of all backup job runs on the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager in the last 24 hours.

VMware Datastore (SOAP) sensor

Monitors the disk usage of a VMware datastore via SOAP.

Zoom Service Status sensor

Monitors the global status of all Zoom services.

Low Performance Impact

Sensor

Description

AWS Cost sensor

Monitors the cost of an AWS account by reading its data from the AWS Cost Explorer API.

Cisco IP SLA sensor

Monitors VoIP network parameters using IP SLAs from Cisco via SNMP.

Cloud HTTP sensor

Monitors the response time and response code of the target server.

Cloud HTTP v2 sensor

Monitors the response time and response code of the target server.

Cloud Ping sensor

Monitors the response time of the target server.

Cloud Ping v2 sensor

Monitors the response time of the target server using TCP ping.

DHCP sensor

Monitors a DHCP server. It sends a broadcast message to the network and waits for a DHCP server to respond.

Docker Container Status sensor

Monitors the status of a Docker container.

Dropbox sensor

Monitors a Dropbox account using the Dropbox API and OAuth2.

EXE/Script sensor

Runs an executable file (.exe, .dll) or a script (batch file, VBScript, PowerShell) on the probe system.

GitLab Build Status sensor

Monitors the status of the latest build on one specific branch in either your own GitLab environment or on gitlab.com.

Google Analytics sensor

Queries and monitors several metrics from a Google Analytics account using the Google API and OAuth2.

Google Drive sensor

Monitors a Google Drive account using the Google API and OAuth2.

HTTP sensor

Monitors a web server using HTTP to see if a website (or a specific website element) is reachable.

HTTP Apache ModStatus PerfStats sensor

Monitors performance statistics of an Apache web server using mod_status over HTTP.

HTTP Apache ModStatus Totals sensor

Monitors the activity of an Apache web server using mod_status over HTTP.

HTTP IoT Push Data Advanced sensor

Displays data from messages that are received from IoT-capable devices and that are pushed via an HTTPS request to PRTG.

HTTP Push Count sensor

Counts received messages that are pushed via an HTTP request to PRTG.

HTTP Push Data sensor

Displays numerical values from received messages that are pushed via an HTTP request to PRTG.

HTTP Push Data Advanced sensor

Displays data from received messages that are pushed via an HTTP request to PRTG.

Microsoft 365 Service Status sensor

Monitors the overall status of all services of a Microsoft 365 subscription.

Microsoft 365 Service Status Advanced sensor

Monitors the detailed status of all services of a Microsoft 365 subscription.

Microsoft OneDrive sensor

Monitors a Microsoft personal OneDrive account using the OneDrive API and OAuth2.

MQTT Round Trip sensor

Monitors the availability of an MQTT broker (server), connects to the broker as a publishing and subscribing client, and sends the data packets using a predefined topic.

PerfCounter Custom sensor

Monitors a configured set of Windows performance counters.

PerfCounter IIS Application Pool sensor

Monitors a Microsoft IIS application pool using Windows performance counters.

POP3 sensor

Monitors an email server using POP3.

RDP (Remote Desktop) sensor

Monitors remote desktop services (RDP, Terminal Services Client).

SIP Options Ping sensor

Monitors the connectivity to a SIP server using SIP options "Ping".

SMTP sensor

Monitors a mail server using SMTP and can optionally send a test email with every check.

SNMP Buffalo TS System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a Buffalo TeraStation NAS via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco ADSL sensor

Monitors ADSL statistics of a Cisco router via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco ASA VPN Traffic sensor

Monitors the traffic of an IPsec VPN connection on a Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco ASA VPN Users sensor

Monitors account connections to a VPN on a Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a Cisco device via SNMP.

SNMP CPU Load sensor

Monitors the system load via SNMP.

SNMP Custom Advanced sensor

Monitors numerical values returned for OIDs via SNMP.

SNMP Custom Table sensor

Monitors entries from a table that is provided via SNMP.

SNMP Dell EqualLogic Logical Disk sensor

Monitors a volume of a Dell EqualLogic storage system via SNMP.

SNMP Dell EqualLogic Member Health sensor

Monitors the health of an array member of an EqualLogic storage system via SNMP.

SNMP Dell EqualLogic Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a disk in a Dell EqualLogic storage system via SNMP.

SNMP Dell PowerEdge Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk in a Dell PowerEdge server via via SNMP.

SNMP Disk Free sensor

Monitors the free disk space on a logical disk via SNMP.

SNMP Fujitsu System Health v2 sensor

Monitors the status of a Fujitsu PRIMERGY server via the iRMS and SNMP.

SNMP HPE BladeSystem Blade sensor

Monitors the status of an HPE BladeSystem via SNMP.

SNMP HPE BladeSystem Enclosure System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of an HPE BladeSystem device via SNMP.

SNMP HPE ProLiant Network Interface sensor

Monitors a network interface in an HPE server via SNMP.

SNMP HPE ProLiant Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk in an HPE server via SNMP.

SNMP HPE ProLiant System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of an HPE ProLiant server via SNMP.

SNMP IBM System X System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of an IBM device via SNMP.

SNMP Juniper NS System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a Juniper NetScreen device via SNMP.

SNMP Linux Disk Free sensor

Monitors free space on disks of a Linux/Unix system via SNMP.

SNMP Linux Physical Disk sensor

Monitors the I/O on disks of a Linux/Unix system via SNMP.

SNMP Memory sensor

Monitors the memory usage of a system via SNMP.

SNMP NetApp Disk Free sensor

Monitors free space on disks of a NetApp storage system via SNMP.

SNMP NetApp Enclosure sensor

Monitors the power supply and cooling of an enclosure that is part of a NetApp storage system via SNMP.

SNMP NetApp License sensor

Monitors the licenses for the services of a NetApp storage system via SNMP.

SNMP NetApp Logical Unit sensor

Monitors the IOPS on a logical unit of a NetApp storage system via SNMP.

SNMP NetApp Network Interface sensor

Monitors a network card of a NetApp storage system via SNMP.

SNMP Nutanix Cluster Health sensor

Monitors the status and the performance of a Nutanix cluster via SNMP.

SNMP Nutanix Hypervisor sensor

Monitors a Nutanix hypervisor via SNMP.

SNMP QNAP System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a QNAP NAS via SNMP.

SNTP sensor

Monitors an SNTP server.

WMI UTC Time sensor

Monitors the UTC time of a target device via WMI.

Medium Performance Impact

Sensor

Description

Amazon CloudWatch Alarm sensor

Monitors the status of an Amazon CloudWatch alarm.

Amazon CloudWatch EBS sensor

Monitors the performance of the Amazon Cloud service EBS.

Amazon CloudWatch EC2 sensor

Monitors the performance of the Amazon Cloud service EC2.

Amazon CloudWatch ElastiCache sensor

Monitors the performance of the Amazon Cloud service ElastiCache.

Amazon CloudWatch ELB sensor

Monitors the performance of the Amazon Cloud service ELB.

Amazon CloudWatch RDS sensor

Monitors the performance of the Amazon Cloud service RDS.

Amazon CloudWatch SNS sensor

Monitors the performance of the Amazon Cloud service SNS.

Amazon CloudWatch SQS sensor

Monitors the performance of the Amazon Cloud service SQS.

Business Process sensor

Gives you a summarized status of entire business processes while monitoring several process components.

DNS v2 sensor

Monitors a DNS server, resolves domain name records, and compares them to a filter.

EXE/Script Advanced sensor

Runs an executable file (.exe, .dll) or a script (batch file, VBScript, PowerShell) on the probe system.

FTP sensor

Monitors file servers using FTP and FTPS.

HL7 sensor

Monitors the availability of HL7 interfaces.

HTTP Advanced sensor

Monitors the source code of a web page using HTTP. It supports authentication, content checks, and other advanced parameters.

HTTP Content sensor

Monitors a numerical value returned by an HTTP request.

HTTP Data Advanced sensor

Accesses a web server and retrieves XML-encoded or JSON-encoded data.

Hyper-V Cluster Shared Volume Disk Free sensor

Monitors a Microsoft Hyper-V cluster shared volume via PowerShell.

IMAP sensor

Monitors an email server using IMAP.

IPMI System Health sensor

Monitors the status of a system via the IPMI.

LDAP sensor

Monitors directory services using the LDAP.

MQTT Statistics sensor

Monitors an MQTT topic.

MQTT Subscribe Custom sensor

Subscribes to an MQTT topic and monitors up to five numerical values from the received JSON data.

Ping Jitter sensor

Sends a series of ICMP echo requests ("Pings") to the specified URI to determine the statistical jitter.

Python Script Advanced sensor

Executes a Python script on the probe system.

REST Custom sensor

Queries a REST API endpoint and maps the JSON or XML result to sensor values.

REST Dell EMC Capacity sensor

Monitors the disk usage on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

REST Dell EMC File System sensor

Monitors the health of a file system on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

REST Dell EMC LUN sensor

Monitors a LUN on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

REST Dell EMC Pool sensor

Monitors a storage pool on a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

REST Dell EMC System Health sensor

Monitors the health status of a Dell EMC storage system via the REST API.

SFTP Secure File Transfer Protocol sensor

Monitors FTP servers of a Linux/Unix system using the SSH File Transfer Protocol (FTP over SSH).

Share Disk Free sensor

Monitors free disk space of a share (Windows/Samba) using SMB.

SNMP Cisco UCS Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk of a Cisco UCS device via SNMP.

SNMP Cisco UCS System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a Cisco UCS device via SNMP.

Soffico Orchestra Channel Health sensor

Monitors the state and the overall number of successful or failed channel calls.

SSH Disk Free sensor

Monitors free space on disks of a Linux/Unix system via SSH.

SSH INodes Free sensor

Monitors the free index nodes on disks of Linux/Unix and macOS systems via SSH.

SSH Load Average sensor

Monitors the load average of a Linux/Unix system via SSH.

SSH Meminfo sensor

Monitors the memory usage of a Linux/Unix system via SSH.

SSH SAN Logical Disk sensor

Monitors a logical disk on a SAN via SSH.

SSH SAN Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk on a SAN via SSH.

SSH SAN System Health sensor

Monitors the system health of a SAN via SSH.

TFTP sensor

Monitors a TFTP server and checks if a certain file is available for download.

VMware Host Hardware Status (SOAP) sensor

Monitors the hardware status of a VMware host server via SOAP.

Windows IIS Application sensor

Monitors a Microsoft IIS server via WMI. It can also monitor applications that use IIS, such as Microsoft SharePoint or Microsoft Reporting Services (SSRS).

WMI HDD Health sensor

Connects to the parent device via WMI and monitors the health of IDE disk drives on the target system using S.M.A.R.T.

High Performance Impact

Sensor

Description

Active Directory Replication Errors sensor

Checks a Windows DC for replication errors.

ADO SQL v2 sensor

Monitors a database using an ADO connection and executes an SQL query.

Citrix XenServer Host sensor

Monitors a Xen host server via HTTP.

Citrix XenServer Virtual Machine sensor

Monitors a VM on a Xen server via HTTP.

Dell PowerVault MDi Logical Disk sensor

Monitors a virtual disk on a Dell PowerVault MD3000i, MD3420, MD3620i, MD3000f, MD3620f, or MD3820i.

Dell PowerVault MDi Physical Disk sensor

Monitors a physical disk on a Dell PowerVault MD3000i, MD3420, MD3620i, MD3000f, or MD3620f.

DICOM Bandwidth sensor

Monitors the bandwidth usage of a C-STORE request to a DICOM-capable device.

DICOM C-ECHO sensor

Monitors the availability of DICOM-capable systems and devices by sending C-ECHO requests to the target system.

DICOM Query/Retrieve sensor

Monitors the C-FIND capability of DICOM-capable systems and devices. It sends a C-FIND request or MWL query to the target device and counts all found items.

Enterprise Virtual Array sensor

Monitors an HPE Storage EVA using the sssu.exe from HPE P6000 Command View Software.

Exchange Backup (PowerShell) sensor

Monitors backups of an Exchange server using Remote PowerShell.

Exchange Database (PowerShell) sensor

Monitors database information of an Exchange server using Remote PowerShell.

Exchange Database DAG (PowerShell) sensor

Monitors the DAG status of a database on an Exchange server using Remote PowerShell.

Exchange Mail Queue (PowerShell) sensor

Monitors the number of items in the outgoing mail queue of an Exchange server using Remote PowerShell.

Exchange Mailbox (PowerShell) sensor

Monitors mailboxes of an Exchange server using Remote PowerShell.

Exchange Public Folder (PowerShell) sensor

Monitors the public folders and subfolders of an Exchange server using Remote PowerShell.

File sensor

Monitors a file located on the local disk on the probe system, parent device, or a file that is accessible via SMB.

File Content sensor

Checks a text file (for example, logfiles) for certain strings.

Folder sensor

Monitors a folder using SMB. You can monitor file changes and file ages.

%S_FTP_Server_File_Count%> sensor

Logs in to an FTP server and can monitor changes to files.

HTTP Transaction sensor

Monitors an interactive website, such as a web shop, by performing a transaction using a set of HTTP URLs. The sensor monitors whether logins or shopping carts work properly.

HTTP XML/REST Value sensor

Retrieves an .xml file from a URL and parses it.

Hyper-V Host Server sensor

Monitors a Microsoft Hyper-V host server via WMI.

Hyper-V Virtual Machine sensor

Monitors a VM running on a Microsoft Hyper-V host server via WMI.

Hyper-V Virtual Network Adapter sensor

Monitors virtual network adapters running on a Microsoft Hyper-V host server via WMI.

Hyper-V Virtual Storage Device sensor

Monitors a virtual storage device running on a Microsoft Hyper-V host server via WMI.

IP on DNS Blacklist sensor

Checks if the IP address of the sensor's parent device is listed on specific blacklist servers.

Microsoft SQL v2 sensor

Monitors a database on a Microsoft SQL server and executes a defined query.

MySQL v2 sensor

Monitors a database on a MySQL server and executes a defined query.

Oracle SQL v2 sensor

Monitors a database on an Oracle server and executes a defined query.

Oracle Tablespace sensor

Monitors a tablespace on an Oracle server.

PostgreSQL sensor

Monitors a database on a PostgreSQL server and executes a defined query.

QoS (Quality of Service) One Way sensor

Monitors parameters regarding the quality of a network connection between two probes.

QoS (Quality of Service) Round Trip sensor

Monitors parameters regarding the quality of a network connection between two probes.

RADIUS v2 sensor

Monitors a RADIUS server according to RFC 2865. The sensor tries to authenticate itself against the server.

SMTP&IMAP Round Trip sensor

Monitors the time it takes for an email to reach an IMAP mailbox after being sent using SMTP.

SMTP&POP3 Round Trip sensor

Monitors the time it takes for an email to reach a POP3 mailbox after being sent using SMTP.

SSH Remote Ping sensor

Remotely monitors the connectivity between a system running Linux/macOS X and another device, using ICMP echo requests (Ping) and SSH.

SSH SAN Enclosure sensor

Monitors a SAN enclosure via SSH.

Traceroute Hop Count sensor

Traces the number of hops that are needed from the probe system to the IP address or DNS name defined in the sensor's parent device.

VMware Host Hardware (WBEM) sensor

Monitors hardware information of an ESXi server using WBEM.

Windows CPU Load sensor

Monitors the CPU load on a computer via WMI.

Windows IIS 6.0 SMTP Received sensor

Monitors the number of received emails for a Microsoft IIS 6.0 SMTP service (Exchange 2003) via WMI.

Windows IIS 6.0 SMTP Sent sensor

monitors the number of sent emails for an IIS 6.0 SMTP service (Exchange 2003) via WMI.

Windows MSMQ Queue Length sensor

Reads the number of messages in a Microsoft message queue of the parent device.

Windows Network Card sensor

Monitors bandwidth usage and traffic of a network interface via WMI.

Windows Pagefile sensor

Monitors the Windows pagefile usage via WMI.

Windows Physical Disk I/O sensor

Monitors the I/O parameters of a hard disk on a Windows system via WMI.

Windows Print Queue sensor

Reads the print queue on the sensor's parent device and returns the number of jobs in the print queue.

Windows Process sensor

Monitors a Windows process via WMI.

Windows System Uptime sensor

Monitors the uptime of a Windows system via WMI.

WMI Battery sensor

Monitors the available capacity and the state of connected batteries of a Windows-based device via WMI.

WMI Custom sensor

Performs a custom query via WMI and monitors numerical values (integers and floats).

WMI Custom String sensor

Performs a custom string query via WMI.

WMI Disk Health sensor

Monitors the health of a physical disk on a Windows system via WMI.

WMI Exchange Server sensor

Monitors a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or later via WMI.

WMI Exchange Transport Queue sensor

Monitors the length of transport queues of a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or later via WMI.

WMI File sensor

Monitors a file via WMI.

WMI Free Disk Space (Multi Disk) sensor

Monitors the free disk space of one or more drives via WMI.

WMI Logical Disk I/O sensor

Monitors the disk usage of a logical disk or mount point on a Windows system via WMI.

WMI Memory sensor

Monitors available (free) system memory on Windows systems via WMI.

WMI Microsoft SQL Server 2008 sensor

Monitors the performance of a Microsoft SQL Server via WMI.

WMI Microsoft SQL Server 2012 sensor

Monitors the performance of a Microsoft SQL Server via WMI.

WMI Microsoft SQL Server 2014 sensor

Monitors the performance of a Microsoft SQL Server via WMI.

WMI Microsoft SQL Server 2016 sensor

Monitors the performance of a Microsoft SQL Server via WMI.

WMI Microsoft SQL Server 2017 sensor

Monitors the performance of a Microsoft SQL Server via WMI.

WMI Microsoft SQL Server 2019 sensor

Monitors the performance of a Microsoft SQL Server via WMI.

WMI Remote Ping sensor

Remotely connects to a Windows system via WMI and performs an ICMP echo request (Ping) from this device to a specified target.

WMI Security Center sensor

Monitors the security status of a Windows client computer via WMI.

WMI Service sensor

Monitors a Windows service via WMI.

WMI Share sensor

Monitors a shared resource on a Windows system via WMI.

WMI SharePoint Process sensor

Monitors a Microsoft SharePoint server via WMI.

WMI Storage Pool sensor

Monitors a storage pool via WMI.

WMI Terminal Services (Windows 2008+) sensor

Monitors the number of sessions on a Windows Terminal Services (Remote Desktop Services) server via WMI.

WMI Terminal Services (Windows XP/Vista/2003) sensor

Monitors the number of sessions on a Windows Terminal Services (Remote Desktop Services) server via WMI.

WMI Vital System Data v2 sensor

Monitors vital system parameters (CPU, thread, memory, network, pagefile) via WMI.

WMI Volume sensor

Monitors the free disk space on a drive, logical volume, or mount point via WMI.

WSUS Statistics sensor

Monitors various statistics on a WSUS server via WMI.

Very High Performance Impact

Sensor

Description

Event Log (Windows API) sensor

Monitors Event Log entries using the Windows API.

HTTP Full Web Page sensor

Monitors the full download time of a web page including assets such as images.

IPFIX sensor

Receives traffic data from an IPFIX-compatible device and shows traffic by type.

IPFIX (Custom) sensor

Receives traffic data from an IPFIX-compatible device and shows traffic by type.

jFlow v5 sensor

Receives traffic data from a jFlow v5 compatible device and shows the traffic by type.

jFlow v5 (Custom) sensor

Receives traffic data from a jFlow v5-compatible device and shows the traffic by type.

NetFlow v5 sensor

Receives traffic data from a NetFlow v5 compatible device and shows the traffic by type.

NetFlow v5 (Custom) sensor

Receives traffic data from a NetFlow v5 compatible device and shows the traffic by type.

NetFlow v9 sensor

Receives traffic data from a NetFlow v9 compatible device and shows the traffic by type.

NetFlow v9 (Custom) sensor

Receives traffic data from a NetFlow v9 compatible device and shows the traffic by type.

Packet Sniffer sensor

Monitors headers of data packets that pass a local network card.

Packet Sniffer (Custom) sensor

Monitors headers of data packets that pass a local network card.

Sensor Factory sensor

Monitors entire business processes that involve several components.

sFlow sensor

Receives traffic data from an sFlow v5-compatible device and shows the traffic by type.

sFlow (Custom) sensor

Receives traffic data from an sFlow v5-compatible device and shows the traffic by type.

SNMP Trap Receiver sensor

Receives and analyzes SNMP traps.

SSH Script sensor

Connects to a Linux/Unix system via SSH and executes a script file located on the target system.

SSH Script Advanced sensor

Connects to a Linux/Unix system via SSH and executes a script file located on the target system.

Syslog Receiver sensor

Receives and analyzes Syslog messages.

VMware Host Performance (SOAP) sensor

Monitors a VMware host server via SOAP.

VMware Virtual Machine (SOAP) sensor

Monitors a VM on a VMware host server via SOAP.

Windows Updates Status (PowerShell) sensor

Monitors the status of Windows updates on a computer and counts the available and installed Windows updates that are either from Microsoft or from the local WSUS server.

WMI Event Log sensor

Monitors a specific Windows logfile via WMI.