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How can I access the Remote Probe installer more easily?



With the change to denying access to PRTG by Internet Explorer it is now kind of a pain to download the remote probe installer on new servers. I have to place the installer file on a separate web server. It seems kind of silly to limit access to the download page in IE, I don't have reason to install Chrome or Firefox on my server. I also find it useful to access the "setup" page to copy/paste our probe access key.

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Created on Dec 14, 2010 8:14:37 PM

Last change on Dec 21, 2010 10:07:19 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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You can also use the following direct link to download the installer without accessing the PRTG web interface at all:


BTW: We recommend to use a dedicated Probe Access Key for each probe. This enables you to disable an individual probe without actually going to that probe.

Created on Dec 15, 2010 12:21:46 PM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (11,025) 3 6

Last change on Dec 15, 2010 12:29:26 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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