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Add monitored service to remote machines

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Hi all, fairly new user to Pulseway here.  I have my customers up and running with some "standard" configs I made by exporting/importing them as I went.  That's was all pretty smooth.

Now I would like to make a change to a customers computers - specifically I would like to monitor for a running service.  I can see how to do that by going through each machine from the dashboard and remotely editing the config, checking the service to be monitored, turning on service based alerts - and this all works.  But I'm looking for a way that doesn't require me go to each computer one at a time.  I looked into Pulseway Group Policies but they don't seem to be able to control that(I can turn on service alerting, but I can't seem to set the service to be monitored).  I was starting to look into some registry export/import, or simply monitoring the service status with a powershell script but then I need to install a plugin to send notifications through pulseway (which I found) but...  

Anyway, before I go further down the rabbit hole, how would those of you who have been using this longer do this?  I want to update a subset of my deployed computers to monitor a service.

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Hi Majorwoo,

You will need to write the Powershell script which will add the service name under this registry key (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MMSOFT Design\PC Monitor\Services)and increment the count by one (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MMSOFT Design\PC Monitor\Services\Count).

 

And then run this script as an automated task on required systems. Read more about automation from here.

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