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Which provider should I use for PRTG's "Geo Maps" feature?



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I want to show geographical maps in the PRTG web interface. Which of the pre-configured maps providers is the best for me? Where can I get more information about these providers?

cloudmade geo-maps google google-maps help maps nokia open-street-map prtg

Created on Apr 12, 2012 9:18:34 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

Last change on Apr 23, 2012 9:21:57 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

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This article applies to PRTG Network Monitor 16 or later

Geo Map Providers

To view geographical maps showing the location of your monitored devices, PRTG supports several map providers. The PRTG web server will request geo maps of your monitoring locations and show them.

PRTG supports the following map providers. Some of them require an API key which can be requested at the providers' websites.

Map ProviderAPI Key Required?More Information/Signup
Nokia Mapsno
CloudMadeyes (for CloudMade Enterprise users only)
Google Static MapsyesHow do I get a Google Maps API key for use in PRTG?
Discontinued since July 11, 2016. See this article for details.

Note: To view locations in maps you need to activate "Geo Maps" in the User Interface system administration settings as well as enter location information in the Settings tab of your groups and/or devices.

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Created on Apr 12, 2012 9:19:25 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jul 19, 2016 2:07:43 PM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]

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