<%NUMBERING1%>.<%NUMBERING2%>.<%NUMBERING3%> PRTG Manual: Object Settings

Probe, group, device, and sensor pages have tabs that you can use to navigate between different options. For example, you can view your network's status, view monitoring results, or change settings.

Tabs Bar for Sensors

Tabs Bar for Sensors

Device Tree Management

The Management tab is available when you view probes or groups. After you click this tab, you can move devices and sensors directly in the tree view. If moving is not possible, the PRTG web interface automatically starts a clone process.

icon-square-cyanFor more information, see section Manage Device Tree.

General Settings

In the Settings tab, you can define all settings for the selected object. The available options vary, depending on the kind of object that you select. See the following sections for information about the object types:

icon-i-round-blueThe available settings are different for each sensor, but always the same for probes, groups, and devices. Channel settings are not reachable via tab, but directly on a sensor's Overview tab via the gauges and the channels table.

Notification Triggers Settings

On the Notification Triggers tab, you can set notification triggers for every object. If you use these settings for a probe, group, or device, they are inherited to all sensors on these objects. Available notification trigger options are the same for all objects.

icon-square-cyanFor more information, see section Sensor Notification Triggers Settings.


On the Comments tab, you can enter free text for each object. You can use this function for documentation purposes or to leave information for other users.

icon-i-round-redSave your settings. If you change tabs or use the main menu without saving, all changes to the settings are lost.


On the History tab, all changes in the settings of an object are logged with a time stamp, the name of the user who made the change, and a message. The history log retains the last 100 entries.

icon-i-round-blueOn some pages, you can access the history of subordinate objects via the corresponding context button in the page header bar. This includes system administration and user accounts, user groups, reports, libraries, and maps. For more information, see section Logs.


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