PRTG Linux hardware monitoring for analyzing the status of your Linux systems
- Monitor the status, performance, and temperature of Linux systems
- Monitor the status of SAN enclosures, controllers, and power supplies
- PRTG is an all-in-one solution for monitoring your entire IT infrastructure and Linux systems alike
If your IT infrastructure consists of both Windows and Linux-based hardware and systems, you don't necessarily need to install multiple monitoring solutions. Fact: PRTG serves as a convenient Linux hardware monitoring tool - even if it runs on a Windows system.
After all, PRTG provides for the comprehensive monitoring of IT infrastructures – even if they consist of components from different manufacturers running different operating systems. The use of a single monitoring tool makes network analyses all the easier. Even better: You can add Linux monitoring to your IT infrastructure monitoring with just a few clicks.
PRTG is compatible with all major vendors and manufacturers
What is Linux hardware monitoring?
Linux hardware refers to PCs, laptops, or notebooks installed with Linux, as well as systems and servers that run the open-source operating system Linux.
Why is Linux hardware monitoring important?
Linux processes and applications will run slowly unless CPU loads are optimized and there is enough space on the hard disk.
The functionality of hardware must be monitored continuously to ensure underperforming components are replaced before malfunctions occur.
Hardware temperatures must be monitored to avoid overheating, which can cause processes to slow down or damage components.
If resource utilization levels are too high or low, the network can be optimized accordingly.
Preconfigured PRTG sensors for optimal Linux server monitoring with just a few clicks
PRTG comes with more than 15 preconfigured sensors for Linux-based networks. These sensors comprehensively monitor every aspect of Linux servers and other Linux hardware.
- Native PRTG SSH SAN sensors monitor logical and physical disks, as well as enclosures in a storage area network (SAN). Monitor the status of disks, power supplies, and controllers, the number of I/O operations per second, and the amount of data transferred per second.
- Check the memory usage of Linux/Unix systems via SSH or SNMP, in bytes or as a percentage, for each mounted partition.
- Keep a constant eye on the average load of a Linux system via SSH or SNMP.
- Monitor the connection between a Linux system and another system remotely, using ICMP echo requests (ping) and SSH.
- Keep track of index nodes on hard disks.
Which PRTG sensor monitors the temperature of Linux systems?
Temperature monitoring is extremely important, especially for servers: When systems are overloaded, their operating temperatures rise quickly. This can lead to a drop in the reliability of servers. Not to mention service interruptions and failures. In the worst case scenario, data can be lost or hardware damaged.
The SSH SAN System Health Sensor is ideal here: it will keep a constant eye on the system status of a storage area network. Among other things, this sensor provides you with information on the:
- Voltage of the capacitor in volts (V)
- Voltage of the capacitor pack
- Temperature of the hard disk controller
- Temperature of the storage controller
- Onboard temperature
Why PRTG is the perfect Linux network monitoring tool
Extremely easy to use
PRTG is totally intuitive – from its installation and initial setup to the integration of additional systems. No special training is necessary.
Conveniently add hardware to your monitoring environment with a variety of different operating systems (Windows, Linux, Unix, etc.), and with just a few clicks.
As an all-in-one monitoring solution, PRTG provides for the comprehensive monitoring of each and every system and component in your network. Easy-to-read dashboards offer a convenient, 360-degree overview of your entire IT infrastructure. PRTG gives you total control and constantly lets you know what is going on in your network.
PRTG can be customized to meet your own individual needs. It comes with more than 250 preconfigured sensors, configurable alert options (email, SMS, push notification, HTTP request, etc.), and customizable dashboards.
PRTG runs reliably in the background, 24 hours a day. With our software, you can set your own monitoring thresholds. PRTG only notifies you if these thresholds are reached and action is required, which saves you precious time and resources.
Excellent value for the money
Paessler offers a PRTG license for every kind of business, from small and medium-sized companies to groups with huge IT infrastructures.
Regardless of the one you choose, your license is valid indefinitely, comes with the full range of features, and can be used by any number of users.
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.
“Easy to implement and configure with good technical support.”
R. v. S., ICT Manager at Heinen & Hopman Eng BV
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- 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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