Pre-Customized for many Cloud Management Services:
10 PRTG sensor highlights
PRTG NETWORK MONITOR – OVERVIEW
by Kimberley, Senior System Engineer
If you need a more comprehensive introduction to PRTG please have a look at our PRTG Network Monitor Overview webinars. Here you can also register for live webinars in the future.
PRTG CLOUD HTTP SENSOR
Do you use certain cloud computing services in a variety of locations worldwide? Then check service accessibility and performance from your own particular location with our Cloud HTTP sensor. Our PRTG clouds are located in Asia, Europe, and the USA. You’ll be able to determine response times from all over the world.
CLOUD PING SENSOR
With the Cloud Ping sensor, our HTTP sensor’s “little brother,” you can likewise monitor your services’ Ping times from all over the world via our service. The servers are located in:
• Asia-Pacific: Tokyo
• Western Europe: Ireland
• Eastern USA: North Virginia
• Western USA: Oregon
AMAZON CLOUDWATCH MONITORING
Amazon CloudWatch is a frequently used monitoring service for Amazon Web Services (AWS). PRTG is a good choice for those who have many different accounts with Amazon and who wish to avoid having to constantly jump from one account to another, or for those who would like to implement an independent local monitoring tool. For PRTG retrieves the data from every account and makes it centrally available on one single dashboard.
PRTG features the following Amazon CloudWatch sensors:
- Amazon CloudWatch EBS sensor monitors the performance of the Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) cloud service
- Amazon CloudWatch EC2 sensor monitors the performance of the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service
- Amazon CloudWatch ElastiCache sensor monitors the performance of the Amazon ElastiCache cloud service e
- Amazon CloudWatch ELB sensor monitors the performance of the Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) cloud service
- Amazon CloudWatch RDS sensor monitors the performance of the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) cloud service
- Amazon CloudWatch SNS sensor monitors the performance of the Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) cloud service
- Amazon CloudWatch SQS sensor monitors the performance of the Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) cloud service
MAIL SERVER MONITORING
Companies use a wide variety of e-mail providers. And particularly with e-mail: when the system is down, the IT manager’s telephone rings at once. Here it has proven to be useful to apply threshold values so one is warned quickly – before crashes occur. With our mail server sensors!
PAESSLER AG is a certified VMware technology partner. We have developed a series of sensors for VMware, including the VMware Virtual Machine sensor (SOAP) and VMware Host Hardware sensors (WBEM), which you can use to monitor ESX/ESXI server performance.
MICROSOFT ONEDRIVE MONITORING
OneDrive – online storage by Microsoft. Our sensor for Microsoft OneDrive displays how much storage space you have available, and punctually alerts you when shortages loom. For this, we use OneDrive API.
Dropbox is an extremely popular cloud storage service. Dropbox Business enables companies to access a great deal of storage space. PRTG uses Dropbox API to conveniently display how much free storage space (in bytes and as a percentage) you have left.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS MONITORING
Google Analytics is a powerful tool for tracking and analyzing website traffic. The Google Analytics sensor accesses the Google API in order to gather the most important data. Unique user information or views can thus be studied at a glance via the PRTG dashboard.
GOOGLE DRIVE MONITORING
Google Drive – the search engine’s multi-purpose cloud. Because office applications are growing in popularity – especially amongst agile companies. The Google Drive sensor accesses the Google API directly and displays the amount of remaining storage space in bytes and as a percentage.
YOUR OWN PERSONAL CLOUD SENSOR!
Create a cloud sensor to fit your needs. Then customize PRTG to work effectively with your own particular circumstances.