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Issue: December 2016

★ Best of PRTG in 2016 | Webinar

Review: Best of PRTG in 2016 Would you like to know all the new features and changes we made to PRTG in 2016? Then please join us for a live webinar, where we'll present a summary of changes to PRTG this year, including: Updates to the licensing ...

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Issue: November 2016

Personalize Your Notifications With Libraries

AUTOMATED AND GRANULAR ALERTS: IS THAT POSSIBLE? Usually you have to make a decision when setting up your notifications in PRTG Network Monitor: automated but widely spread or manually but targeted? With libraries you can set up your alerts in PRTG ...

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Survey

Issue: October 2016

Optimize Your Support With PRTG as Central Information Hub

Part 1: Support for your support If you break down the functions of a network monitoring solution, three core elements remain:collection / archiving of data, analysis of data & publishing data / alerts. This functionality provides, everything you ...

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The SNMP Custom Advanced sensor showing defined channels with OID values

Issue: September 2016

New PRTG Sensor: Tailored Monitoring With SNMP

You want PRTG to show values that are not included in PRTG's standard SNMP Sensors and libraries? Well you now have one more cool option! The SNMP Custom Advanced Sensor monitors up to 10 numerical values returned by specific OIDs (Object ...

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Issue: August 2016

Monitor Your Physical Environment With PRTG

Hi Security Pro, here's the final email in the "Monitor your security tools" series.

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Issue: July 2016

New Feature in PRTG: System Information

Hi there, With version 16.2.24 we released a new feature called System Information, that gives you additional information about your devices which you can’t get from standard monitoring alone. System Information shows you details about a monitored ...

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Issue: June 2016

New PRTG Sensor: Keep Your Docker Containers in Check

Hi there, Docker containers are lean, efficient and easy to use – but only if they have sufficient resources available. With the new PRTG Docker Container Status Sensor you are always informed about the performance and availability of your Docker ...

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Issue: May 2016

Discover Malware With PRTG | Paessler in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

Part 2 of 3: PRTG discovers malware that made it past yourfirst line of defense You can never be sure that your security tools keep your IT 100% secure. Viruses or Trojans can slip through your defenses and sneak into your network. But they will ...

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Issue: April 2016

Ask an Expert: Is it Time to Rethink IPv6?

Hi there, Some sysadmins say IPv6 deployment is a matter of 'when' not 'if'. So, do you think it's time to rethink your approach to IPv6? Lets get some advice and ask an IPv6 Expert!

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Issue: March 2016

PRTG: Go 'META' With Your Security

Hi Security Pro, Here are some practical ways how PRTG saves you time and money by giving you the 'big picture' on all your security devices.

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Issue: February 2016

Join The PRTG Community: Get Inspired & Share Your Knowledge

Hi there, Tobias from Paessler here. Today I would like to show you how easily you can get new monitoring insights: become a part of our community, the Knowledge Base! It is the best place to meet other PRTG users and swap monitoring ideas; ask ...

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Issue: February 2016

New PRTG Sensor: Your Business Processes at a Glance

Save time and improve visibility in your network: with our new PRTG Business Process Sensor. With this sensor, you can now monitor your business critical processes and display the data for them in a single sensor.

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Example of an HTML email from your PRTG server

Issue: January 2016

Personalize Your HTML Emails in PRTG

Say goodbye to unappealing and boring wastelands of text!Get the information you need at one glance with personalized HTML emails from your PRTG server.

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Backup Monitoring via Email with PRTG

Issue: December 2015

Check All Your Backup States Automatically!

Hi IT-Pro, Sometimes you might have a hard time keeping an overview of what is going on with all the backups in your IT infrastructure. Keep track of all your backup states and let PRTG make sure all your backups succeeded last night! Just use the ...

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Andy, Technical Support

Issue: November 2015

Your PRTG Support From Germany: Answers All Questions

Hi there, I am Mathias, software developer at Paessler. Everyday I am working on new features and functions so that you can get more out of PRTG. But more features also mean more stuff to learn about PRTG. Therefore, we have set up a great support ...

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Common SaaS Sensor

Issue: October 2015

Cloud Monitoring in PRTG Made Easier for You

Dear IT Expert, Your network does not stop at your server room. Cloud and SaaS applications are also key IT infrastructure. To help you manage your cloud applications, we have now overhauled and enhanced PRTG's cloud capabilities. Here is a quick ...

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Monitor SMSEagle with the SNMP Custom Advanced sensor

Issue: October 2015

Set Up Your Backup Plan for Notifications

Dear IT Expert, PRTG offers you multiple methods to relay notifications. But what happens, for example, when the internet connection is down? If you use push notifications, you would not receive any alarms when your main leased line or the used ...

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Video about Ticketing System

Paessler

Issue: August 2015

The Notifications You Want - Nothing More, Nothing Less

PRTG Network Monitor will alert you to issues before they cause trouble – and you can define how. You can choose what kind of notifications you would like to receive (email, SMS, push,...), who exactly should receive which notifications, what the ...

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Andy, Technical Support

Issue: August 2015

Keep Your Printers in Check With PRTG!

Hi there, I am Andreas from technical support at Paessler. Today I want to give you some tips and tricks on how to monitor your printers with our SNMP Printer sensor.

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Paessler

Issue: July 2015

Increase Security in Your Network - Set User Rights in PRTG

Dear PRTG Fan, Being the master of a network with many users can be very tricky sometimes. For this reason, it is important to ensure that you have proper user rights management so that users can access the content they really need. And thanks to ...

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PRTG Video - How to set up a PRTG Cluster

Issue: July 2015

Remote Probes Tutorial: Connect Them to Your PRTG Cluster

Dear Sysadmin, You probably already use the PRTG cluster feature to reach the maximum uptime for your core monitoring. Thanks to this great feature, connection problems, hardware failures, or downtime from software updates do not affect your live ...

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Issue: June 2015

New Features: Monitoring on the Go Now Easier Than Ever Before

A year ago we showed you how you can monitor your entire IT infrastructure even on the go with our PRTG Apps: PRTG for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Since then, we've made some great design and feature updates: we've redesigned the UI from the ...

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Paessler

Issue: June 2015

Customize your PRTG by Using Libraries

Dear PRTG User, Straight from installation, PRTG gives you an overview of your network with the device tree. To enhance your PRTG experience, you can use the library function to create real-time views of devices and sensors that are important ...

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PRTG - SNMP Debugging

Issue: June 2015

PRTG Tips & Tricks: SNMP Sensors and Debugging

Dear PRTG Fan, SNMP can be really tricky sometimes - even a pain in the neck. But it doesn't have to be that bad! We would like to save you that stress, so we have prepared some tips & tricks in new videos. Learn how to solve problems with SNMP in ...

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Issue: May 2015

Tutorial: Gain Control Over Your Distributed IT-Infrastructure Now!

Dear Sysadmin, Did you know that PRTG Network Monitor supports monitoring your distributed network? You can keep an eye on several business branches or applications with just one solution. Watch our short video to see how it works: view video (2:53 ...

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Response times and response codes from various international locations

Issue: May 2015

Check out our New Sensor and Monitor Loading Times Worldwide

Hi there, Well, now it is so simple with the new Cloud HTTP sensor! As business is becoming more global and relies very much on the internet, it isn't enough to monitor the availability of a web server from one single location – and that's where our ...

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Bandwidth Monitoring via Flows and Packet Sniffing

Issue: April 2015

Videos: Improve your Bandwidth Monitoring with PRTG

Dear IT-Pro, Has your bandwidth ever been eaten up without you noticing? Mostly, this ends with customers and colleagues complaining about slow websites and servers. The reasons for such a bandwidth bottleneck can be very different: Hard disks are ...

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PRTG Network Monitor: 100 Sensors. For Free. Forever.

Issue: April 2015

PRTG 100 is Now Available For Free

Dear PRTG Fan, Starting now, we are offering PRTG 100 for free. You might ask "Why?". Well, within the last few years IT infrastructures have grown more and more complex and we want to enable all admins to monitor their IT and reach 100% uptime - ...

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Network Monitoring via SNMP

Issue: March 2015

3 Steps to SNMP Monitoring with PRTG

Dear Sysadmin, Monitoring via Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is the most basic method of gathering bandwidth and network usage data. You can use SNMP to monitor bandwidth usage of routers and switches on a port-by-port basis, as well as ...

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Creating Maps with PRTG

Issue: March 2015

Video: Personalized Maps in PRTG

With the PRTG's Map designer you can create web pages (dashboards) with up-to-the-minute monitoring status information in a customizable layout. Using this unique concept, you can also make your overview pages of live data publicly available, if you ...

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The schematic workflow of push notifications from PRTG

Issue: February 2015

New Feature in PRTG: Get Notified Easier With Push Notifications

Hi there, Reaction time is vital for your job. Being informed as soon as some component or service in your network behaves in an unusual way can save your free evening or even your weekend. In today's mobile world you're always on the go and push ...

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Issue: February 2015

PRTG Insights – Open Source vs. Commercial Monitoring Software

Dear IT pro, Do you know how much you actually save with PRTG Network Monitor versus Nagios? We were also curious! That is why we have set up an exemplary calculation comparing the costs of acquisition and operation of PRTG vs. Nagios. Comparison: ...

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Webserver Monitoring

Issue: January 2015

Tutorial: Webserver Monitoring with PRTG - Set up in Minutes

Dear Sysadmin, Your company is probably highly dependent on its web presence which it uses to provide information, advertise, and sell products. That is why it is important for you to know the status of your web presence to make sure it is always ...

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Stefan Messner from Paessler

Issue: January 2015

Monitor Parameters of Cisco IP Applications with PRTG

Hi there, Cisco devices play an important role in today's IT infrastructure. With their own set of protocols they have created standards that have shaped the way how our networks operate. PRTG Network Monitor utilizes Cisco's IP SLA (IP Service ...

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PRTG Monitoring of Things

Issue: December 2014

Best of 2014: Enjoy Your Holidays and Get Inspired with PRTG!

Dear IT Enthusiast, Are you ready for your much needed holidays? Why don't you use your well-deserved break to get some inspiration? Find out how you can enhance your IT monitoring by testing new sensors or how PRTG can assist you in future ...

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Applications Consolidated Through Virtualization

Issue: December 2014

Step-by-Step: Your 4 Step Plan for PRTG and Virtualization

Dear Sysadmin, We know you love the benefits of virtualization - minimising your hardware spending and maximizing your productivity. But trying to find a failing server or an overloaded virtual machine (VM) can take hours regardless of which ...

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Yannic, Development Team

Issue: November 2014

PRTG: Keep Your Windows Clients Secure

How to Keep Your Windows Clients Secure

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Application Monitoring

Issue: November 2014

Tutorial: How to Monitor Your Exchange Server With PRTG

Monitor Your Exchange Server with PRTG

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Issue: February 2014

PRTG Hands-On Week: Be Part of it!

Hi there, Welcome to our PRTG Action Week! Get interactive with your favorite monitoring software.

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My PRTG Sensor chicken

Issue: June 2013

PRTG Monitors Things You Never Thought Possible

Dear friends of PRTG, Our software has been created to monitor everything within your IT infrastructure - even if it is a poultry hatchery! One of our customers monitors temperature and humidity of his poultry incubator to make sure his chicks have ...

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