Category: Monitoring

Monitoring Active Directory for Signs of Compromise

The first signs of compromise of Active Directory could be discovered early in event logs. This puts event monitoring as one of the most important activities in our network. By using PRTG, the IT Team could be alerted if Active Directory generates events related to a potential security breach from low to high criticality.

How to achieve SNMPv3 compliance in Windows and Windows Server

When it comes to the secured monitoring, one of the questions that regularly popped out is how to achieve SNMPv3 compliance in Windows or Windows Server?! Learn more on how to do it by using NuDesign SNMP v3 Agent.

Get alerted on data center outages with PRTG push notifications

PRTG is an all-in-one monitoring solution that can notify you about your data center outages via different notification types. One of the most used and efficient one is push notification triggered through PRTG Cloud to your Android or iOS smartphone. Anything bad happens, you will know it.

PRTG IMAP Sensor: The way to monitor ANY backup job

PRTG IMAP sensor checks the content of email notifications triggered by the backup server, looks for certain keywords and changes the sensor state accordingly. You can read about the procedure, but also see how to configure SMTP settings in Altaro VM Backup and Windows Server Backup.

Windows Server Backup: Configure Email Notifications

Windows Server Backup doesn’t natively support SMTP, but by combining it with Task Scheduler and PowerShell script we can trigger email notification if backup jobs succeed or fail. Learn more on how to do it.

Monitoring Altaro VM Backup Jobs with PRTG

Altaro Software is an easy-to-use and reliable solution for backing up the virtual machines from your VMware or Hyper-V hypervisors. By using PRTG Network Monitor, you can get insights into successful and failed onsite or offsite backup copies. Anything happens, your Backup Team will be notified via ticket, email, SMS, push notification to your smartphone, etc.

Enable and configure SNMPv3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a Linux distribution developed by Red Hat for the commercial market. Enterprise products require secured monitoring which can be easily done via SNMPv3. I´ll show you how to start with it by enabling and configuring the SNMPv3 daemon.

How to monitor Hyper-V Server Checkpoints

As IT Admins we want to have full control of our virtualization environment. By using PRTG we can get notified if there is x amount of checkpoints in the Hyper-V Server.

Install and Configure SNMP in Windows Server 2019

SNMP is a Windows feature for the last 20 years. By default, it is not installed and you will need to do it manually. I´ll show you how to install and configure SNMP and SNMP Traps in Windows Server 2019.

Enable SSH on Ubuntu Server 20.04.01 and Start Monitoring

SSH (Secure Shell) can be used to remotely access your Linux machines or to monitor specific metrics related to the utilization or the health state. Learn how to enable SSH and monitor your Linux Ubuntu Server with PRTG.