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23.02.2020

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Paessler AG at the embedded world 2020 1/2

Be it security of electronic systems, distributed intelligence, the Internet of Things, e-mobility or energy efficiency, the embedded world in Nuremberg lets you experience the whole world of embedded systems. And this year, Paessler AG will present exciting new solutions!

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19.02.2020

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Disabling ICMP and SNMP won’t increase security, but will impact network monitoring

Before we begin addressing the security and network monitoring implications of blocking Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), we must understand what they are and how they work.

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17.02.2020

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Network visibility in IT risk management

Our lives are full of risks. Can I go outside and expose myself to all the lurking dangers? Will I miss the opportunity of a lifetime if I'm staying home? This blog should help to minimize or maximize the risks in IT. Maximize? Yes, risks include both threats and opportuniti...

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14.02.2020

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The 2020 PRTG Olympics: Join the competition!

We at Paessler are not under suspicion of being particularly reluctant with interactive advertising and social media campaigns. For this year, however, we have come up with something very special. Spoiler alert: We're giving away a couple of PS4 Pros, iFixit Kits and, of course, ...

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12.02.2020

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How to keep track of the weather with PRTG

I have a confession to make – I’m a weather obsessive (my wife will be delighted that I’ve finally admitted this, she’s been telling me so for years). There are a couple of reasons for this. Firstly, I’m a Brit and in a country where we can literally experience the weather of all...

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07.02.2020

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First PRTG release in 2020 (20.1.55) contains sensors for Nutanix HCI

Since January 22nd, PRTG version 20.1.55 is available for download in our stable release channel. And once again, the new version has a lot of new features and improvements.

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05.02.2020

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How to monitor folder size/growth and quality of service

So, it's time again for new videos in a class of their own. This time we will tell you how to monitor folder size/growth as well as quality of service. Sounds good? Then let's get started! 

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03.02.2020

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5 features you should know about PRTG

In addition to its original function of monitoring your network, PRTG Network Monitor provides additional functionality, features and information. In this article, I'd like to discuss and share my Top 5 Tips. 

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27.01.2020

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5 features you should know about PRTG Desktop

As we announced some time ago, the Enterprise Console has been discontinued and PRTG Desktop is its official successor. PRTG Desktop is a free application that you can download to connect and manage your PRTG installations. You can manage up to two freeware or trial editions of P...

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22.01.2020

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SAP monitoring and how to monitor Active Directory

New year, same game. We'll make you happy with two brilliant videos: Learn everything about SAP Monitoring and how to monitor AD.

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20.01.2020

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We need your input: PRTG Desktop Beta for Linux is around the corner

Yeah, you read it right. Not much longer and we will present the PRTG Desktop application for Linux!

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17.01.2020

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IT Management made easy with PRTG and bMS

Network Monitoring combined with Unified Endpoint ManagementIf you've been watching your PRTG Network Monitor Dashboard closely over the past few years, you might have noticed the number of devices dramatically increasing: Where servers and PC clients once played a major role, no...

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14.01.2020

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PRTG can monitor your whole CCTV topology

CCTV is on everyone's lips, on the one hand as a sociological debate about where security must end and privacy begin, and on the other as a technical opportunity that, like any technology, offers possibilities and limits. This is about the technical aspect, or rather the conclusi...

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10.01.2020

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These are the new PRTG WMI Disk Health and Storage Pool Sensors

Every administrator knows how annoying it is when a hard disk fails. Thanks to RAID systems, it is not as critical as it used to be, but it still causes an unsettling feeling.

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07.01.2020

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Skyscanner implements PRTG to work without friction

As an internet business, Skyscanner has to offer a reliable and consistent service to its customers and partners. And it cannot do so without a stable and reliable internal network. To ensure employees work on a stable and frictionless network, Skyscanner relies on regular and u...

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03.01.2020

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Back to the basics – What is SNMP?

Well, many of you may be thinking right now: it's the year 2020 and this article plans to explain what SNMP is – a protocol that was introduced more than 30 years ago to simplify the management of IP devices.

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18.12.2019

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What's LoRa again? And why is that relevant in terms of monitoring?

While 5G and NB-IoT are on everyone's minds, networked things can alternatively be addressed via license-free frequency bands. LoRa - or LoRaWAN - provide a cost-effective approach. This article deals with the basic concept of LoRa and examines the question why LoRa, and LPWA tec...

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17.12.2019

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What happened in PRTG Network Monitor in 2019?

The year is slowly coming to an end and we would like to give you a brief overview of what has happened in and around PRTG in 2019.

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11.12.2019

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Get an Overview of Your Used Bandwidth

Bandwidth is like pie. Having more is always good and sharing is fundamentally bad. You can display your daily consumption in clearly arranged pieces of pie and check the parts that don't make sense - if you have the right tool for it.

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09.12.2019

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8 Ways the daily lives of sysadmins changed in the 2010s

Looking back on the last decade of Information Technology, it seems that, in a lot of ways, the 2010s was a period of consolidation and delivering on all the flashy and exciting new tech promised in the early 2000s. Technology that was either far-fetched or ridiculously expensive...

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04.12.2019

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Database monitoring and ways to find out if your server had a blue-screen

Have you always wanted to know something about Database monitoring? Did you ever want to find out if your server had blue-screens? Well, lucky you.

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02.12.2019

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PRTG Release 19.4.54 includes two brand-new sensors for disk and storage

A new PRTG release, new sensors and lots of new information for you. Take a look at version 19.4.54 together with me.

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29.11.2019

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Network streaming telemetry: Monitoring in “real-time”

When talking about network monitoring, most people think of SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) or WMI (Windows Measurement Instrumentation). But what is the difference and aren't the two protocols already outdated?

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25.11.2019

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Trust HOMEr

It's not really surprising that smart speakers can be a gateway into your own four walls, exploited by people who don't really belong there. We tried to find a solution for this on Maker Monday.

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20.11.2019

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Monitoring Certificates and Availability of Devices

Video release day is a happy day for us. And today we are happy to the power of two. Below you find two educational and insightful videos.

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20.11.2019

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Join the public BETA of BitDecoder - Easy translation of IoT data into visual formats

If you are a regular reader of our blog, you have most likely already read about BitDecoder. The foundation of BitDecoder is our partnership with Sigfox, a provider of a global IoT network using low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) technology. Sigfox technology is embedded in lice...

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13.11.2019

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Processing of personal data by companies: 5 things to keep in mind

You work in the IT department of a reasonably large company. Good for you! Wait... What was that? You are also responsible for processing and maintaining personal data of customers, partners and employees? Well... 🤦‍♂️

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11.11.2019

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PRTG Release 19.4.53 brings version 2 of the SNMP Fujitsu System Health Sensor

PRTG release 19.4.53 has been available in our stable channel for a few days now. Take some time and find out what's new in this version.

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07.11.2019

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Really Understanding MQTT

MQTT is as sexy as it sounds. It's an open OASIS and ISO standard lightweight, publish-subscribe network protocol that transports messages between devices. The protocol usually runs over TCP/IP - however, any network protocol that provides ordered, bi-directional connections can ...

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06.11.2019

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How We Saved 10 Terabytes of Disk Space Using Windows ReFS with Veeam (Including Script)

…and how we monitor our whole backup environment with PRTG Network Monitor.

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30.10.2019

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A Probable Future: How We Pursue New Markets Without Neglecting the Now

As CTO of a monitoring company that has become successful in the classic IT sector, I face many challenges. Some recurring questions: How can we at Paessler transfer over 20 years of experience in network monitoring to future technological developments, especially the Internet of...

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29.10.2019

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PRTG Enterprise Console EOL – Switch to PRTG Desktop Now

In the spring of this year, PRTG Desktop left the beta stage and has been available for everyone since then.

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21.10.2019

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How to Use the New WMI Battery Sensor of PRTG

Is your PRTG installation already up to date? If not, that's a bummer, because in this case, you won't be able to enjoy the new WMI Battery sensor that we introduced with the 19.3.52 release.

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18.10.2019

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Monitoring a Terrarium With PRTG

This is Merlin, a 6-year-old corn snake. He lives in a terrarium in a home in Switzerland, where he's taken care of by Patrick and his wife. Generally, even though corn snakes are relatively easy to care for (making them ideal pet snakes), Patrick—being an electrical engineer—had...

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18.10.2019

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Das war die it-sa 2019

Vom 08. – 10 Oktober 2019 fand die IT-Security Messe it-sa statt. Zahlreiche Besucher strömten nach Nürnberg, um sich über die neuesten Technologien und Lösungen rund um das Thema IT-Sicherheit zu informieren. Wir haben ein paar Eindrücke gesammelt.

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16.10.2019

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A Tesla Potentially Equals a CCTV System on 4 Wheels: New Open Source Project Is Dynamite

We already had a hunch that CCTV in the cities of tomorrow could be used to cause social distress among citizens, and this theme triggers the primal fears of many people. However, in this discussion, which is also a recurring theme in the context of Smart City and IoT, little has...

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16.10.2019

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Das war die it-sa 2019

Vom 8. bis 10. Oktober 2019 fand die IT-Security Messe it-sa statt. Zahlreiche Besucher strömten nach Nürnberg, um sich über die neuesten Technologien und Lösungen rund um das Thema IT-Sicherheit zu informieren. Wir haben ein paar Eindrücke gesammelt und interessante Produkte für...

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14.10.2019

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Maker Monday Returns With...Slot Cars?

Maker Monday is a show aimed at makers on our YouTube channel. In season one, we did things like build a smart mailbox, integrate a Sonoff S20 with Home Assistant, and build a particulate matter sensor to measure the air quality on New Year's Eve. And now we're back with season t...

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11.10.2019

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Das war die it-sa 2019

Vom 08. – 10 Oktober 2019 fand die IT-Security Messe it-sa statt. Zahlreiche Besucher strömten nach Nürnberg, um sich über die neuesten Technologien und Lösungen rund um das Thema IT-Sicherheit zu informieren. Wir haben ein paar Eindrücke gesammelt.

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11.10.2019

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Das war die it-sa 2019

Vom 08. – 10 Oktober 2019 fand die IT-Security Messe it-sa statt. Zahlreiche Besucher strömten nach Nürnberg, um sich über die neuesten Technologien und Lösungen rund um das Thema IT-Sicherheit zu informieren. Wir haben ein paar Eindrücke gesammelt.

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