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PRTG Server Requirements



Could anyone help me with PRTG server hardware requirements? We will use primarily Netflow sensors, maybe 1000 of them, and we'd like to store one year of sensors' data for statistics. Thanx in advance.

hardware prtg server

Created on Jul 13, 2012 6:02:30 AM

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I'm afraid 1000 Netflow Sensors will likely be too much for one PRTG Core Server, and definitely too much for one Probe. You'll need to use several Probes, and probably a very good machine for the Core. It's hard to tell exact requirements though, as we do not know how many flows you'll get per second (on the sensor), how many Toplists you'll have and use. etc.. Maybe it will help to evaluate this with the PRTG Trial.

best regards.

Created on Jul 13, 2012 1:28:17 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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