Work with Our PRTG How-to Guides

 Originally published on March 13, 2019 by Sascha Neumeier
Last updated on February 10, 2020 • 5 minute read

If you use PRTG Network Monitor regularly, you will sooner or later come across one of our numerous support resources. We offer many ways to learn more about PRTG:

We previously summarized an overview of all available resources, including further details for you, in the article 7 Useful PRTG Support Resources You Should Know.

What Do the How-To Guides Teach You?

The how-to guides are aimed at both PRTG beginners and regular users who want to get the most out of PRTG with simple instructions. Practical step-by-step tutorials explain the most common features. Here are some examples: 


How to set up web server monitoring in 3 steps

Web servers are a critical part of every business. This how-to guide shows what you should monitor, and what the most important components and services are.


How PRTG stores its monitoring data in 3 steps

You are starting PRTG for the first time and wonder: How does PRTG store its huge amount of data? This how-to guide is the answer.


How to integrate Active Directory in 4 steps

By default, PRTG uses its own internal account database to authenticate users. For more complex environments, this how-to guide explains the option to easily integrate with Active Directory (AD).


You can find a lot more instructions in our constantly growing How-to section. Please check back regularly; the content is frequently updated.

Would you like to have a certain topic implemented as a how-to? Or do you have a step-by-step guide that you would like to share with the PRTG community? Write us in the comments!