SNMP monitoring with PRTG

Optimize the performance and
availability of your network


  • PRTG keeps a constant eye on your entire network

  • PRTG helps you prevent errors and disruptions in your network

  • PRTG supports many other network protocols in addition
    to SNMP

  • PRTG is a powerful monitoring tool with outstanding usability


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performance of your entire network to the next level.


The importance of SNMP monitoring


Zuverlässig, schnell und umfassende Kompatibilität

Fast, reliable, and compatible
with most devices

SNMP (Simple Network Monitoring Protocol) is a protocol that lets you monitor the performance and availability of your network. The great advantage of SNMP is that it’s extremely easy to use and puts little to no strain on your bandwidth and CPU. SNMP is a platform-independent standard that is compatible with the devices of nearly every manufacturer. For many devices, SNMP is the only protocol that can be used to read data.

SNMP-Monitoring leicht gemacht mit PRTG

SNMP monitoring made
easy with PRTG

Because of its prevalence and ease of use, SNMP is a must for every sysadmin’s toolbox. PRTG makes monitoring with SNMP easy thanks to preconfigured sensors (monitoring elements with multiple measurement points) and an intuitive, user-friendly interface.

gesamtes Netzwerk im Griff

PRTG and SNMP help you get a handle on your entire network

SNMP monitoring with PRTG provides you with valuable insight on the performance and availability of your network. Are all your switches and routers working properly? What’s the status of your VoIP connections? Is the CPU load too high on individual servers? How much traffic is flowing through your VPN connections? What’s going on with your bandwidth? SNMP monitoring with PRTG is vital to keeping your network running smoothly.




The advantages of PRTG as an SNMP monitoring tool

Comprehensive monitoring
with SNMP

PRTG monitors your entire network infrastructure, including servers, routers, switches, hard drives, and printers. It not only lets you confirm that everything is running properly, but also provides you with long-term statistics on server loads and bandwidth consumption. 70+ preconfigured sensors (monitoring elements with multiple measurement points) make it easy to set up your SNMP monitoring.

Quick and effective troubleshooting

Bandwidth consumption is slowly reaching a critical level in your network? PRTG lets you identify and remove bandwidth hogs or determine whether more bandwidth is needed. Overloaded routers or switches are impairing your company’s communication? PRTG identifies sources of errors so you can fix them immediately.

Thanks to PRTG and its customizable alarm feature, you’ll be promptly informed of errors so you can minimize downtime and optimize performance.


Powerful and all-in-one

PRTG is much more than just an SNMP monitoring tool. The software comes with all the features you'll need for comprehensive network monitoring. In addition to SNMP, PRTG also handles other protocols such as NetFlow, jFlow, sFlow, WMI or Packet Sniffing. No plug-ins, add-ons, or expensive upgrades – you get everything at one low price!


Outstanding usability

IT infrastructures are often complex and confusing. PRTG is designed with an intuitive, easy-to-use interface so you can rediscover the joys of being a sysadmin!


Your coworkers will love PRTG

Tired of hearing coworkers complain about errors and disruptions? Looking to get a handle on your bandwidth? With PRTG, you can detect and correct many errors before they occur and also ensure a stable and high-performance network. Your coworkers will thank you for it and you can spend time on more interesting tasks.


Your boss will love PRTG

PRTG helps you maximize the performance of your networks, devices, and servers – and all but eliminate errors and disruptions. Thanks to PRTG monitoring data, you'll know exactly when to expand the network and thereby save money on unnecessary upgrades.

If you’re looking to get on your boss’s good side, this is it!


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A sneak peek at SNMP monitoring with PRTG


“Hey Luciano, what would you tell administrators looking to set up SNMP monitoring with PRTG?“

“With PRTG, you not only get the many standard sensors which exist for SNMP monitoring, but also the ability to monitor devices even without having a native sensor for them. You can thus monitor practically any SNMP-compatible device! First of all, obtain the relevant MIB file containing a definition of all available OIDs from the manufacturer of your hardware. Then use the MIB importer to make the MIBs available to PRTG, and create an SNMP Library sensor. Finally, select the properties of the target device you’d like to monitor, and within no time at all you’ll have the data you need!“

Luciano Lingnau, technical support at Paessler AG


Still not convinced?


500,000+ sysadmins can't be wrong

PRTG Network Monitor is used by more than 500,000 administrators worldwide. And over 95% of them recommend PRTG without reservation.


5-star monitoring software

PRTG regularly tops independent tests when compared with other network monitoring tools. Magazines like ITPro,, and Techradar confirm the quality and user-friendliness of PRTG, as do the thousands of 5-star reviews on Trustpilot, Gartner, and Capterra.


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itpro review

“Businesses that want to monitor everything on their network without having to worry about extra costs or unsupported devices will find Paessler’s PRTG Network Monitor a fine choice. It dishes out sensors a bit more liberally than you’ll probably want, but these can be easily moved to where they’re needed, resulting in a monitoring solution that’s not only highly capable but good value.”

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“Software is absolutely perfect, Support is superior. Meets all needs and requirements, This is a must have solution if you are needing any form of monitoring.”

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