PRTG Manual: Understanding Basic Concepts

There are a number of basic concepts that are essential for understanding the functionality of PRTG Network Monitor. Setting PRTG up for the first time and getting the first monitoring results happens almost automatically.

Nevertheless, there are some basic principles we would like to explain to you. Read these sections carefully to better understand the underlying architecture of the monitoring system, hierarchy of objects, settings inheritance, and notifications.

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