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Access Keys from Probes.




In menu "Setup -> System Administration -> Core & Probes -> Access Keys" we have list of access keys from Probes.

Couple of questions about this: 1) We need to add access keys only with brackets {XXXX-XXX-XXX-XXXX} or only numbers (without brackets)? Or both variants are acceptable? 2) We need to add Access Key + Allow IP, or Access Key OR Allow IP for Probe correct work?

Thank you!

access-keys probe prtg

Created on Mar 18, 2019 7:52:22 AM

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Privet Vasiliy,

The access key can basically be everything, think of it as an identifcation token for the probe. Regarding the Access Key / Allow IP configuration:

If the Allow IP field is not set to "Any", you need to explicitly state the IP(s) that are allowed to connect to the core. Kind of like a mini firewall. The access key is always needed, though.

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Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Mar 18, 2019 9:08:26 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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