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We are looking at PRTG as a solution to monitor our network.

I understand that PRTG is multi tenant aware and that we can monitor overlapping remote ip ranges with remote probes. As an example;

PRTG server in DC with unique ip address

remote probe Location A: network remote probe Location B: network etc. etc.

How are the two different probes displayed in the PRTG central server? How are these two locations distinguised on the central server. Are they identified by the ip address of the remote probe and is it correct that the remote probe is relaying all the information of the remote maneged devices. (so no direct communication from the manged objects to the central server.

Second question; Does PRTG support netflow infromation that is sent by the Cisco 2960X series. The 2960X supports netflow-lite, so no full netflow. If it is supported what information do we see within PRTG?

Thanks! Rick

cisco-2960 multitenant remote-probe

Created on Dec 23, 2014 7:38:25 AM

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Hey Rick,

PRTG display's every probe as an own group in the main dashboard. You can set up a name for every probe and the "Probe-Main-Sensors" are automated set up.


Main Dashboard

  1. Local Probe
    • Sensortree
  2. Remote Probe 1
    • Sensortree
  3. Remote Probe 2
    • Sensortree ...

As you can see, you can differs between this probes. It is also possible to "hide" the tree of other probes by clicking the "-" in front of the name. The best way is, try it yourself with the test license and 30 sensors free next to the test period.


In case of your second question. I'm not an cisco specialist and I don't got an 2960x to test your case, but i could be that this will work. Maybe there is an specialist from Paessler itself with an answer to this question. Furthermore you can set up NetFlow sensors on the probe's.

I hope this could help you.



Created on Dec 29, 2014 10:01:30 AM



To test if proper and compatible Netflow packets from the 2960X are arriving at the PRTG host, please use our Netflow Tester.

Created on Dec 29, 2014 11:01:38 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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