PRTG Manual: Add Remote Probe
Remote probes are helpful for monitoring with PRTG because they can extend your monitoring.
- With remote probes, you can monitor different subnetworks that are separated from your PRTG on premises core server by a firewall, and you can keep an eye on remote locations. You can install one or more remote probes.
- Remote probes are useful if you want to distribute monitoring load by taking it from the system running the PRTG core server and putting it on one or more systems running a remote probe.
- You need a remote probe if you want to monitor your local network using a PRTG hosted by Paessler instance.
For instructions on how to add a remote probe, see the following sections:
- Background information: Remote Probes and Multiple Probes
- Step-by-step installation: Install a PRTG Remote Probe
- Partially automatic installation: Remote Probe Setup via Device Tools
- Quick installation guide on the Paessler website: How to install a PRTG remote probe in 4 steps
Paessler Website: How to connect PRTG through a firewall in 4 steps
Video Tutorial: Distributed Monitoring with PRTG
- Active Directory Integration
- Application Programming Interface (API) Definition
- Filter Rules for xFlow, IPFIX, and Packet Sniffer Sensors
- Channel Definitions for xFlow, IPFIX, and Packet Sniffer Sensors
- Define IP Ranges
- Define Lookups
- Regular Expressions
- Calculating Percentiles
- Add Remote Probe
- Failover Cluster Configuration
- Data Storage
- PRTG Housekeeping
- Using Your Own SSL Certificate