Backup monitoring with PRTG
- Backup Monitoring: Double the protection to ensure the safety of your data
- 6 good reasons to choose PRTG as your backup monitoring tool
- Backup monitoring via email with PRTG
- Backup failed due to folder problems? This short video explains folder monitoring
- The data PRTG gathers
- How PRTG works as Backup Monitor
Backup Monitoring: Double the protection to ensure the safety of your data
There's nothing worse than feeling safe and sound - and then realizing the backup you performed of some really important data didn't actually take place. Data is taking on an increasingly important role, whether it be as part of business intelligence or sensitive customer data, or to meet compliance requirements. Data serves as documentation for operations, the basis for business processes, and the personalization of customer communication.
Data losses have significant consequences and can lead to large-scale interruptions of your business operations. Work must sometimes be redone, which can subsequently prevent deadlines from being met. The trust of customers and business partners is likewise on the line. Costs associated with data loss are difficult to plan for.
By using backup software and its central safeguarding via backup monitoring, you'll minimize these risks. Separate backup software exists for a variety of different applications and data, and all of this software must be monitored at the same time. This software is used for everything from traditional tape backups to cloud and online backups, and from operating system backups to backups of virtual machines (VMware, Hyper-V, and other vendors).
With PRTG, you can monitor an unlimited amount of backup software, and apply specific filter options to scan its incoming notifications. In the event a backup fails, you'll be notified automatically.
Thanks to PRTG, the entire staff can work with peace of mind.
6 good reasons to choose PRTG as your backup monitoring tool
Establish data protection
You are in for an unpleasant surprise if you need data from a backup which failed without anyone knowing it. With PRTG, you can fix this immediately.
Automation for a lighter workload
Avoid the cumbersome manual verification of each and every email notification from all of the various backup software.
Choose how to be notified
You are not limited to receiving emails, but can choose from a number of different possibilities, such as SMS, email, or push notification.
Should a backup fail, you'll be informed immediately, regardless of where you may be.
Overview of backups
Obtaining an overview of the backups which succeeded and those which failed is straightforward and easy.
Sensitive customer and corporate data is sufficiently safeguarded only after its backup has been monitored.
PRTG makes your job easier
Our monitoring software frees you to focus on other tasks by promptly notifying you of potential issues.
PRTG gives you one central monitoring tool for your servers and entire network. Enjoy a quick overview of your whole infrastructure via our dashboard and app.
Getting started with PRTG is a breeze. Setting up or switching from another network monitoring tool is easy thanks to the auto-discovery and pre-configured device templates.
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How PRTG works as backup monitor
Most backup software sends you its statuses by email. But controlling this software manually is not always a walk in the park. PRTG uses an IMAP sensor to automatically scan for the successful implementation of backups and sends you an alert whenever backup software returns an error message. You are free to receive this alert by email, SMS, or push notification to your mobile device.
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Email monitoring: Here you will learn all you need to know about email monitoring with PRTG, such as how to use Round Trip sensors to monitor Microsoft Exchange Server.
MySQL Monitoring: PRTG lets you keep a constant eye on your MySQL databases. See all important SQL queries at a glance and get prompt notifications in the event of errors.
Log Monitoring: Keep an eye on all the syslog and Windows Event Log messages.
Sharepoint Monitoring: A SharePoint Server malfunction can have serious consequences. PRTG monitoring helps you solve problems faster and keep SharePoint stable.
PRTG: The multi-tool for sysadminsAdapt PRTG individually and dynamically to your needs and rely on a strong API:
- HTTP API: Access monitoring data and manipulate monitoring objects via HTTP requests
- Custom sensors: Create your own PRTG sensors for customized monitoring
- Custom notifications: Create your own notifications and send action triggers to external systems
- REST Custom sensor: Monitor almost everything that provides data in XML or JSON format
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