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Hello. I've successfully installed PRTG to use it as network sensor (using sniffer probe with a switch span port), initially to replace an old ntop machine. It works very good. I have another switch into another server room, that I need to monitor, I'd like to use a local server as network sniffer: is it possible to use a server without prtg as network sniffer? This would permit to centralize monitoring in a single server. Thanks Daniele

packet-sniffer prtg remote-probe

Created on Apr 9, 2015 1:01:36 PM

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you can install a remote probe on the server in the other server room.

This probe can then also get the packet sniffer sensor.

KR Lars

Created on Apr 9, 2015 3:29:08 PM



Thanks a lot for your answer!

I'll try in the next days.


Created on Apr 9, 2015 3:33:54 PM

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