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In which web interface do I log in to if the master node fails?



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In case the master node fails and a different cluster node becomes master node: How does a user know the URL of the correct web interface? Is there an automatic redirection?

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Created on Jul 23, 2010 7:30:24 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Last change on Mar 6, 2020 7:37:50 AM by  Brandy Greger [Paessler Support]

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This article applies as of PRTG 22

Manually enter a cluster node server's URL

There is no automatic redirection of the PRTG web interface if you cannot connect to the master node server. In this case, you must manually navigate to a different (former) failover node server's URL or IP address.

It is simply not possible for the PRTG web server of the unavailable PRTG core server to automatically redirect to the next cluster node.

Alternative: auto-redirect via DNS service

You can use a DNS service that offers automatic reconfiguration if the PRTG web interface of the master node is no longer reachable.

For more information, see the following resources:

Note: To keep the installation and usage of the cluster as easy as possible, we do not use Windows Clustering features.


Created on Jul 23, 2010 7:37:18 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Last change on Dec 29, 2022 12:30:52 PM by  Brandy Greger [Paessler Support]

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