Tag: Monitoring

How to monitor FortiGate HA members with PRTG

In order to increase network reliability, FortiGate provides you with a cluster feature. PRTG helps you to monitor the sync status between cluster nodes and check if all nodes are fully operational. Check how to monitor your HA members with PRTG.

Automate SNMP configuration in Windows domain network

Configuring an SNMP on a few Windows machines is not a big deal, but what if you need to perform SNMP configuration changes (community string, IPs, traps) on hundreds or thousands of Windows machines. That could be challenging if it is not done in the most efficient way. I will show you how to do it in less than 10 minutes by automating SNMP configuration via GPOs.

How to monitor VPN tunnels on FortiGate using PRTG

PRTG provides you with a native sensor to monitor VPN statistics on FortiGate firewalls. This sensor only shows UP and DOWN VPN tunnels, and not the details about the specific VPN connection. However, there is a trick on how to monitor specific VPN tunnels using the SNMP Custom sensor. Read below.

Get notified if there are X number of unknown PRTG sensor

Get notified by PRTG if there are X number of sensors in unknown or other sensor states on your main PRTG Core server. You can do it on the same PRTG core server or a different one.

What are Windows Storage Pools and how to monitor them with PRTG

Windows storage pool helps you to protect your data from drive failure. PRTG can help you to monitor storage pool health and operational status, and free disk space.

Cloudflare: How to fix the PRTG device tree not loading

If Cloudflare resolves your PRTG DNS, you might experience a problem with loading device three. You can fix it by changing auto minify settings in your Cloudflare site.

How to monitor data center temperature and humidity using Eaton EMP Probe

Eaton EMP probe sensor enables you to collect temperature and humidity readings from your server room. It is connected to your Eaton UPS from where your network monitoring product gathers the measures via SNMP. Read more on how to do it.

How to monitor PRTG Enterprise Monitor Environment

PRTG Enterprise Monitor is scalable monitoring for large IT infrastructures. It is powered by Windows, Servers, ITOps Board, Elasticsearch, SQL, and IIS to provide you with a service-oriented overview across multiple PRTG servers. Check on how to monitor the health state of these components.

How to change default SNMP port on Windows and Windows Server

Windows and Windows Server use SNMP for monitoring purposes. Check how to change the default SNMP (UDP 161) and SNMP Traps (UDP 162) ports by changing service settings.

How to troubleshoot SNMP issues on Windows and Windows Server

SNMP is a common network monitoring protocol used on Windows and Windows Servers. There are certain situations when it stops working or it doesn’t work as expected. And there are potential solutions for those problems. I address 9 potential solutions for this kind of the problem.

Install and configure SNMP on Hyper-V Server Core

Hyper-V standalone, also known as Server Core is a GUI-less product you install on your bare metal and manage it through PowerShell or Hyper-V Manager. In this article, you will learn how to enable and configure SNMP on your Hyper-V server.

Install and configure SNMP on Windows Server Core

The Server Core (Windows Server 2022) is a minimal installation that includes most but not all server roles. It still supports SNMP for monitoring purposes. You can easily install and configure SNMP using PowerShell and MMC and/or Server Manager.