PRTG Manual: Available Licenses

Our licenses count by sensors. We define one sensor as one aspect that you monitor on a device.

Three different PRTG editions are available.

Freeware Edition

The Freeware Edition is a good solution to get started with PRTG or for private use:

  • Free for personal and commercial use.
  • Can monitor up to 100 sensors.
  • Supports all available sensors.

icon-toolsIf you want to use the Freeware Edition, install the Trial Edition first and get a free trial key. After the trial period has ended, your Trial Edition automatically turns into a Freeware Edition.

icon-prtg-on-demandThis option is not available in PRTG hosted by Paessler.

Trial Edition

The Trial Edition is intended for evaluation purposes for customers who are interested in purchasing commercial licenses:

  • Can monitor an unlimited number of sensors.
  • Supports all available sensors.
  • For PRTG on premises, you have to request the temporary license key from our website. Usually, you see the license details including the key if you click the Free Download button on the Paessler website.
  • The trial period of PRTG on premises is limited to 30 days and automatically turns into a Freeware Edition afterward.
  • PRTG hosted by Paessler provides a 10-day trial. Afterward, your instance is deleted. Purchase a commercial edition to keep your instance.
  • Each PRTG on premises license includes one single failover cluster setup that consists of two nodes. Cluster installations with two and three failover nodes require an additional trial license key. A cluster installation with four failover nodes requires two additional trial license keys.

After the trial period has ended, a PRTG on premises Trial Edition automatically turns into a Freeware Edition that lets you to monitor up to 100 sensors for free.

Commercial Editions

Several licenses of PRTG Network Monitor that suit the demands of smaller as well as larger customers and organizations are available:

  • Can monitor a maximum number of sensors (consider our recommendations).
  • Supports all available sensors.
  • Each PRTG on premises license includes one single failover cluster setup that consists of two nodes. Cluster installations with two and three failover nodes require an additional license of the same size. A cluster installation with four failover nodes requires two additional licenses of the same size.

icon-book-bulbFor more information about available commercial licenses, see the Paessler FAQs: What is the difference between the PRTG Network Monitor licenses?

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Paessler FAQs: What is the difference between the PRTG Network Monitor licenses?

 

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