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Can I run a probe on Linux?

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I have a remote server hosted separately and I need to keep tabs on the machines health but it is running Linux. Was thinking of installing a probe instance on the machine. Is it possible, or are there other solutions that I am not thinking about?

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Created on Jul 14, 2010 3:37:08 PM by  Marion Friday (0) 1

Last change on Jul 14, 2010 4:10:32 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]



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Monitoring Linux Systems with PRTG

I'm afraid running a remote probe on Linux is not possible yet.

Currently, we recommend using SNMP for monitoring Linux systems. Also, with PRTG version 8 (currently available as Beta version only) there will be dedicated Linux sensors using SSH or WBEM.

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Created on Jul 14, 2010 4:04:14 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Last change on Jul 14, 2010 4:07:18 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]



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How can I get my hands on the Beta? I am keen to test the new functionality.

Created on Jul 15, 2010 8:37:21 AM by  Marion Friday (0) 1



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Created on Jul 15, 2010 8:40:11 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3



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