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How can I monitor my server's availability?



Is possible to create a sensor to monitor the server availability?

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Created on Apr 22, 2010 8:59:27 PM

Last change on May 5, 2010 8:18:11 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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If you mean any other server, just use a ping sensor.

If you want to check the PRTG server itself, please take a look at How can I monitor one PRTG instance with another instance of PRTG?

Created on Apr 23, 2010 7:37:40 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

Last change on Apr 23, 2010 7:47:35 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]



Thanks very much for the fast answer.

Yes i mean other server. But i need monitor the server uptime and downtime, then calculate the server availability. Then show the uptime availability percentage in sensor chart.

Created on Apr 23, 2010 9:56:24 AM



To monitor a server's availability, please go to the PRTG web interface. There, create a new device for your server and on this device, create a PING sensor.

In the PING sensor's "Live Data" and other data tabs ("2 days" ... "Historic Data") you will see the downtime of your server in percent.

Created on Apr 23, 2010 1:13:05 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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