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SNMP differences PRTG7 vs PRTG8?



since upgrading to PRTG8, when i add a unix server (ubuntu) with SNMP as device, i only get the open services as sensors (HTTP, FTP etc) - in PRTG7 i got around 20 system sensors over SNMP.

also, how to get and install the new native linux sensors? the manual is "under construction".

linux sensors snmp

Created on Oct 7, 2010 10:42:37 PM

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the SNMP-Engine was not changed from PRTG 7 to PRTG 8. Please make sure that the proper SNMP Options (Version, Community String etc.) are used. The new native SSH Linux Sensors are in PRTG 8 already available, simply enter the appropriate credentials in the settings (of a group or device) and then add a SSH-Sensor to a device in PRTG (which is a Linux box).

Best Regards.

Created on Oct 8, 2010 11:53:29 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



ok, i got it right to the " add a SSH-Sensor to a device in PRTG (which is a Linux box)." part. i was under the impressin that you need to install a special daemon on the target device.

the reason that i didn't get results i this particular case was, that ubuntu 8.04 LTS has not implemented WBEM yet. 10.04 LTS should work.

Created on Oct 8, 2010 12:17:01 PM

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