How much do PRTG sensors cost for my VPS or dedicated server?

Sensor pricing is based on how many sensors you need and what type of sensor(s) is required. Sensors start at $1 per month and go as high as $5 per month. And can be triggered as low as every 15 seconds to as high as every 24 hours, depending on the sensors resource impact.

Low-impact sensors

Start at $1 per month and can be triggered as low as 15-second intervals. These types of sensors include…

  • Ping
  • Most SNMP based sensors (non-secure, v1)
  • DNS monitoring
  • Port scanning / monitoring
  • Port range scanning / monitoring

Medium-impact sensors

Start at $2 per month and can be triggered as low as 1-minute intervals. These types of sensors include…

  • HTTP request / web server monitoring
  • DHCP server
  • PerfCounter
  • SMTP server
  • POP3 server
  • IMAP server
  • SNTP server
  • FTP server

High-impact sensors

Start at $3 per month and can be triggered as low as 5-minute intervals. These types of sensors include…

  • Hyper-V host monitoring
  • MySQL and SQL Server database monitoring
  • Most WMI based sensors

Very-high-impact sensors

Start at $5 per month and can be triggered as low as 24-hour intervals. These types of sensors include…

  • WMI Event Log monitoring
  • Windows Updates status
  • Windows Updates last updates
  • HTTP full webpage download

PRTG supports a very large amount of sensors and we cannot list them all, if you’d like to see all sensors that PRTG supports, please review – http://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/available_sensor_types. If you’d like more information about the cost of a specific sensor type, please contact our sales department.

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