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How to monitor remote Linux servers with a public IP?

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I have about 6 remote Linux servers. Some of them are on Digital Ocean. How to include them in PRTG for monitoring?

linux monitoring prtg remote servers

Created on Oct 13, 2020 11:08:50 AM by  david90 (0) 1



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Hello David,

Thank you for your message.

I'm afraid that the monitoring of Linux servers is limited, especially when these servers are on an other network. However, you can install a remote probe next to your Linux servers on Digital Ocean and then send the data back to PRTG via one port only (TCP 23560).

With a remote probe, you will be able to monitor basic aspects of your servers (CPU, RAM, Disk) via SNMP. To monitor specific aspects like services, you can use a remote probe and execute custom script on the servers via the SSH Script sensors. https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/available_sensor_types#linux

You can also develop a script to send data to PRTG via the HTTP Push Data sensors:

Kind regards.

Created on Oct 14, 2020 6:21:19 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]



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