Gain full control of Dell hardware
and servers with PRTG
PRTG offers comprehensive sensors for your Dell hardware and servers
PRTG automatically notifies you when threshold values are reached
PRTG provides a constant overview of your hardware status, traffic, and hard disk space
Dell monitoring with PRTG
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Dell monitoring: Premium monitoring for hardware, hard disks, and servers
Hardware and servers must be monitored constantly if they are to work at full capacity. Downtime can have negative long-term consequences for the company, and in the case of server crashes, can even lead to a drop in sales and a tarnished corporate reputation. By using a professional monitoring system with sensors made especially for Dell hardware and PowerEdge servers, you can anticipate downtime before it happens. Our goal is to ensure the continuity of your IT operations.
PRTG lets you keep an eye on your Dell hardware, provides an overview of your network, and warns you when your storage area network (SAN) memory is low. You’ll also lay the foundations for the affordable acquisition of new hardware. PRTG not only helps you to react to problems quickly, but also to make more qualified decisions on your future IT architecture.
Thanks to PRTG, everyone will work with peace of mind.
The data monitored by PRTG Dell sensors
How PRTG defines sensors
In PRTG, “sensors” are the basic monitoring elements. One sensor usually monitors one measured value in your network, e.g. the traffic of a switch port, the CPU load of a server, the free space of a disk drive. On average you need about 5-10 sensors per device or one sensor per switch port.
SNMP Dell Hardware Sensor
- Data regarding system management software
- Data regarding the system status
- Information on Chassis and BIOS
- Various hardware parameters
SNMP Dell PowerEdge Physical Disk Sensor
- Hard disk status
- Rollup status
- Component status
- Warning messages related
to “Self-Monitoring, Analysis,
and Reporting Technology”
SNMP Dell PowerEdge System Health Sensor
- Overall system
- Power supply
- Cooling system
- Storage device
Dell Storage Systems: Sensors for EMC, EqualLogic and Powervault
Dell EMC is one of the leading vendors of storage systems for businesses of all sizes. PRTG offers out-of-the-box sensors for monitoring your
Dell EMC storage systems, whether your using Powervault, EqualLogic or enterprise class Dell EMC systems.
Dell EqualLogic sensors
Dell EMC sensors
Dell EMC Unity Enclosure Health v2
Dell EMC Unity Storage Capacity v2
Dell EMC Unity Storage Pool v2
V1 or v2 sensors?
Technical requirements: Sensors v1 work until Dell EMC Version 220.127.116.11.5.0.11, for newer ones use sensor v2.
How Dell monitoring with PRTG works
Dell sensors are based on SNMP technology, which controls data packet structuring and communication. Using the Simple Network Monitoring Protocol, network devices can be managed and monitored from one central station. The result is a straightforward, resource-friendly monitoring process.
PRTG offers sensors for the system health and hard drives of a PowerEdge server, as well as a sensor for Dell hardware. For server sensors, you must first install the Dell OpenManage Server Administrator, and once inside, activate SNMP. As an alternative, you can also run your monitoring via the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC), provided the latter is version 7 or higher.
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“Fantastic network and infrastructure monitoring solution that is easy to deploy and easier still to use. Simply the best available.”
“Software is absolutely perfect, Support is superior. Meets all needs and requirements, this is a must have solution if you are needing any form of monitoring.”
“The tool excels at its primary focus of being a unified infrastructure management and network monitoring service.”
6 good reasons to choose PRTG as your Dell monitoring tool
Obtain an overview
With the PRTG dashboard, you get a convenient overview of the status and performance of your Dell hardware, as well as of Dell servers and hard drives in the SAN, traffic, and system health.
If a bandwidth overload is looming or if memory capacity is running low, you’ll be notified at once, wherever you happen to be.
Instead of taking the time to manually check all your various Dell hardware, simply rely on the PRTG sensors and notifications.
Stabilize your business
With constant monitoring, you can ensure hardware errors and glitches in networks with PowerEdge servers are fixed as quickly as possible, without putting your business at risk.
Make your IT more effective
Professional monitoring and quick solutions prevent critical errors and provide for stable, efficient Dell hardware and uninterrupted work flows.
Measure your network structure
With PRTG, you will see how data traffic is structured in your network containing Dell PowerEdge servers, and can take appropriate steps to meet the needs of your business.
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.
80% of our customers report substantial cost savings with network monitoring. Your costs of licenses will likely pay for themselves within weeks.
Your Dell hardware at a glance – even on the go
PRTG is set up in a matter of minutes and can be used on a wide variety of mobile devices.
We asked: would you recommend PRTG?
Over 95% of our customers say yes!
Paessler AG conducted trials in over 600 IT departments worldwide to tune its network monitoring software closer to the needs of sysadmins.
The result of the survey: over 95% of the participants would recommend PRTG – or already have.
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Data Center Monitoring: Data centers are the heart of every IT infrastructure. PRTG monitors your data center 24/7 and avoids bottlenecks and outages.
PRTG: The Swiss Army knife 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
Still not convinced?
More than 500,000 sysadmins love PRTG
Paessler PRTG is used by companies of all sizes. Sysadmins love PRTG because it makes their job a whole lot easier.
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