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Multiple core/probe connected to Main Core? Is it possible?

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Hi

We want to use PRTG is a situation like below:

- There is a large office that have some remote location via WAN - There is a Headquarter that must see all sensors in network local and remote - There are remote location that must have (remote probe) - Network admins at remote locations must see their sensors

I think it must install a core and some remote probe but the problem is if the connection to Core not available network admins at remote location must can see their sensors state and no need to headquarter and when the connection come up the sensors state send to headquarter automatically.

large-number-of-sensors remote-probe wan

Created on Jan 1, 2016 7:05:20 PM by  Ali Abulhallaj (0) 1



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Hello,

no, this is not possible. You can not make the probe that is installed with the core server a remote probe, sorry.

The only possible way is to have a remote probe that monitors data and sends it back to the main core server in the Headquater, and another, full installation on a different PC, that the Admins at that location can access.

The installations at the remote sites might be possible with the freeware version of PRTG that allows 100 sensors already.

Created on Jan 11, 2016 6:48:47 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



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Hi Ali,

When using a Remote Probe at a different location, the Remote Probe needs to able to communicate with the PRTG Core Server, default port for this is 23560.

The admins on the remote location(s) also need to be able to reach the Core Server by IP or an URL, since logging in to PRTG is only possible through the Core Server. If you need to restrict which devices can be seen and/or edited by remote admins, you can do so by configuring appropriate access rights in PRTG.

In case the connection between Remote Probe(s) and Core Server is interrupted, a Remote Probe is capable of storing up to 500,000 scanning results in its RAM. When connection between Remote Probe and Core Server is working again, stored results will be transferred to the Core.

Kind regards.

Created on Jan 4, 2016 5:10:11 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]



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Thanks for your reply.

We need that when no connection is available between sites, Admin Guy have access to see prtg. Is it possible to have two or more Core server that only sync some sensor (not all)?

Created on Jan 5, 2016 9:24:46 AM by  Ali Abulhallaj (0) 1



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If the connection between sites is down and PRTG's Core Server not reachable because of this from a remote site, there's not much we can do. You need to be able to reach the Core Server somehow in order to login to PRTG.

You can have more than one Core Server running by setting up a so-called Cluster, but sensors will be the same between the so-called Master Server and the Failover Server(s), you can't choose which sensors are being synced.

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Kind regards.

Created on Jan 5, 2016 8:21:41 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]



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Can we have Core server and remote probe on the same server?

Core server with local sensors for local admin and remote probe for send data to main core server.

Created on Jan 9, 2016 8:38:55 AM by  Ali Abulhallaj (0) 1



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Hello,

no, this is not possible. You can not make the probe that is installed with the core server a remote probe, sorry.

The only possible way is to have a remote probe that monitors data and sends it back to the main core server in the Headquater, and another, full installation on a different PC, that the Admins at that location can access.

The installations at the remote sites might be possible with the freeware version of PRTG that allows 100 sensors already.

Created on Jan 11, 2016 6:48:47 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



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