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How to Access the Web Interface in the DMZ (from Internet) while the Core-Server and the Database is

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Hi,

is it possible to install the PRTG Web Interface in the DMZ and it connects to the Core Server in the LAN?

Or is there any other possibility that the web interface runs in the DMZ and the Core Services and Database run in the LAN?

I saw post from Feb.18.2014

but is there meanwhile another solution to this scenario?

best regards

D.

dmz prtg web-interface

Created on Feb 22, 2017 12:11:14 PM by  DieterD (0) 1

Last change on Feb 23, 2017 11:22:01 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]



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Hello Dieter,
we appreciate your KB-Post.

Now, PRTG's current® architecture is composed of two parts, which handle the following:

  • PRTG Core Server
    • Webserver
    • Database
    • Access Control
    • Reporting
    • Everything else.
  • PRTG Probe Service
    • Monitoring requests

Every PRTG installation has at least one Core Server and one Local Probe. While you can't split any of the roles performed by the Core Server, you can use remote probes to monitor any remote network(s). The only port required for the Core <-> Probe communication is port 23560.

This means that one acceptable/valid approach would be to install your Core Server on the DMZ and open only TCP port 23560 to allow the encrypted monitoring requests and results to transit between the LAN and DMZ.

The other alternative is as described in the other post using a different webserver to proxy all communication with PRTG:

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on Feb 23, 2017 11:29:15 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]



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