The Paessler support team has recorded some videos to help you start monitor your network with PRTG. The topics cover installation and auto-discovery, setting up notifications, and background information on using remote probes in distributed networks. Lean back a few minutes and enjoy!

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Paessler on PRTG

PRTG - This is how we do it

Paessler's CEO Dirk Paessler wants to share his excitement for PRTG with its users. Watch the following video to find out how the developers behind PRTG work to get across their passion, and what they do with user feedback!

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PRTG for iOS - Tutorial

This short tutorial shows you how easily you can manage your PRTG installation with our PRTG for iOS app. So you can even monitor your network when you're on the go! 

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PRTG for Windows Phone - Tutorial

Watch our short tutorial to use PRTG also with your Windows Phone. You'll learn how to monitor your network even when you're on the go! 

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PRTG for Android - Tutorial

Want to monitor your network on the go with your Android phone? No problem! Have a look at our short tutorial that shows you how easily you can manage your PRTG installation with our PRTG for Android app. 

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PRTG Network Monitor:
Your Personal IT Watchdog!

Are you wondering, what a good watchdog can do for your IT infrastructure? Our video will tell you.

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PRTG Basics

General Overview

See how PRTG looks like and learn how it works. Good for a first impression of PRTG. Helps also for a quick start if you're a new user.

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This tutorial is an introduction on how to install PRTG Network Monitor.

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How to Configure Lookups in PRTG

This video tutorial explains in detail how to configure your own lookup files.

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PRTG - Server Administrator

In the PRTG Server Administrator program you can define different system settings for your PRTG core installation, e.g. restart services, and view log information.

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PRTG Probe Administrator

In the PRTG Probe Administrator program you can define different system settings of your PRTG probe installation, e.g. configure remote probe connections, restart services, and view log information.

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PRTG - Autoupdate

See how to make an administrator's life easy using the automatic update function built into PRTG.

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Configuration Guru

The Configuration Guru guides you through the configuration process of PRTG. This video tutorial shows how to use the Guru and explains the different steps of the configuration.

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Notifications and Trigger

This tutorial describes PRTG's notifications and how those can be used to make the administration of your network easier.

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Core Server and Remote Probes

This animation video describes how PRTG monitors your local network as well as remote networks using different types of probes.

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Video Tutorials Made by PRTG-Users

Some committed PRTG users have created video tutorials to help other users start with PRTG, explaining their custom-made PRTG add-ons, but also to describe and solve complex technical tasks.

Gerard Feijth

Gerard has been accompanying us for a long time – on his own webpage he offers quite a few custom-made PRTG tools and extensions for download. His video tutorials address advanced users providing assistance for Gerard’s tools, as well as with creating own add-ons and tools for PRTG.

Sensor Overview

This video tutorial introduces Gerard’s tray notifier tool for PRTG that is available among his PRTG add-ons:

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Custom Sensor

How to integrate a custom EXE / script sensor into PRTG using Gerard’s tray notifier tool introduced in the “Sensor Overview” video.

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Ping as Master

How to define a ping sensor as master, allowing to avoid redundant notifications. If you have not defined a ping sensor as master for your devices, it might happen that in case of a failure all sensors for this device trigger an alarm.

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SNMP Sensor 1 and 2

How to setup a SNMP Library sensor for a USV (part 1) or a PDU (part 2). An example for setting up a device sensor based on a MIB – the sensors described in this video can also be set up easier using the PRTG auto-discovery.

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View video 2 (3:25 min)


„Just another techie, pulling things apart to find out how they work :)” – that’s what Roggy writes at his blog ( Roggy addresses real networking experts in his videos. He describes complex tasks which he solves with his extraordinary know-how and PRTG.

Sniffing using vSphere and PRTG Redux

How to monitor VoIP traffic in a virtualized environment (vSphere) using PRTG’s packet sniffing sensors and virtual NICs - interesting for advanced technicians. (2 parts, 40 minutes)

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Using Vyatta (OpenVPN Client Specific Subnets) and PRTG to monitor Customers

Interesting for service providers: How an MSP can gain full access on a PRTG server that runs in a customer’s network to monitor the customer’s network remotely. (2 parts, 80 minutes)

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