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Error setting prompt (PS1)


This article provides brief information and steps to resolve the error in setting prompt PS1.


All SAM versions


The Linux/Unix Script monitor waits for a prompt two seconds after a SSH connection and sometimes this delay is not long enough.


Increase the value of the delay.


Warning: SolarWinds strongly recommends that you only edit the given file. Any additional modifications may result in system performance issues or may create an error state.

1. Open C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion\APM\SolarWinds.APM.Probes.dll.config in a text editor. 

2. Locate the following line:

<linuxscriptsettings promptwait="2" columncount="200" temporaryscriptfilenameprefix="APM_"/>

3. Change the value of PromptWait from 2 to 10.

<linuxscriptsettings promptwait="10" columncount="200" temporaryscriptfilenameprefix="APM_"/>

4. Restart the SolarWinds Job Engine v2 service for the changes to be applied. 



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