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Hi, I need to know some information about how PRTG works. Actually i want to know exactly which ports are used to ping and SNMP services. And also at which rate the monitoring is done, i mean what is the frequence of the ping send for the checking of a service.

Thank you,

ping prtg snmp

Created on Aug 27, 2012 1:08:48 PM by  Jeanne FLAMERY (0) 1



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Hello,

you can define the "rate of monitoring" yourself, by setting the scanning interval according to your needs/requirements. SNMP uses port 161 (UDP) on the targets usually, but that can also be changed, on PRTG side it's going to be a dynamic high port then. Ping is not really UDP or TCP, so does not have an exact port.

best regards.

Created on Aug 27, 2012 4:27:11 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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Thanks for you reply,

I've another small question, where do can we choice the type of the notification alert ? Is there any availibility to send SMS for exemple...

Created on Aug 29, 2012 10:50:23 AM by  Jeanne FLAMERY (0) 1



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