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Scalability in distributed environment



Does PRTG Network Monitor support clustering? I need to monitor approximately 1000 devices, located in remote regions, with 1000 interfaces each, so the question is about distributed data collection features.

clustering prtg remote-probe scalability

Created on Apr 21, 2010 7:19:48 AM

Last change on Apr 21, 2010 7:36:04 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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To distribute the load, please consider using remote probes. These are small programs which you can spread in your LAN. You can even use them across WAN connections. However, there should be a permanent connection between your probes and your PRTG core server (only short offline-periods are supported).

Remote probes are easy to set up and included in all licenses (PRTG 7). Please read more here: Is it possible to work with more than one probe from one PRTG server? How to use multiple probes?

We're planning additional possibilities for PRTG version 8, but we cannot go into more detail for now.

Created on Apr 21, 2010 7:42:47 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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