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How can I monitor a network that is visible only by one probe of the cluster?



I have a PRTG in Cluster mode with two probes, one probe in each site, but I have the following problem, in one of the two sites, exists a network which is not visible from the other site, and if the cluster is monitored, the alarm will not be monitored by one of the probes. There is some form to monitoring network if is not reachable by one of the probes (e.g. proxy)?

cluster network proxy

Created on Jun 26, 2013 2:29:44 PM

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The easiest way to set this up would be to deploy a remote probe from the Core server and then set up the sensors on that Remote Probe. In this configuration, the Remote Probe would not be monitored by both servers but you wouldn't have an issue with the sensors being half down.

The only other way to do this would be to set up a path to the other network from the server that does not have access. When you set up sensors on a cluster node, both the Master and Failover will monitor the sensors individually. Without connectivity from both servers, the sensors will be in a half down state.

Created on Jun 27, 2013 9:35:18 AM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

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