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How do I set up SSH sensors with my AWS Linux instances?

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What steps do I need to take to monitor my AWS Linux instances with SSH sensors?

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Created on May 22, 2018 6:35:29 AM by  Brandy Mauff [Paessler Support]



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This article applies to PRTG Network Monitor 18 or later

Monitoring AWS Linux Instances with SSH Sensors

To monitor your AWS Linux instances using SSH sensors, you need to take the following steps.

  • Make sure that your Linux instances have a security group configured that allows SSH access via port 22.

SSH Access via Port 22

  • Create devices in PRTG for each of your EC2 instances using the public IP address of each instance.

Public IP Addresses

SSH Credentials

The device with the SSH sensors looks like this: SSH Sensors on Device

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Created on May 22, 2018 7:54:35 AM by  Brandy Mauff [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 22, 2018 5:30:08 PM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]



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