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how to change a local probe to remote probe including all settings?



hy, i have a freeware local probe installation and purchased a licence. now i would like to change the configured installtion to a remote probe and to connect to the new licensed new probe.

change-local-to-probe import remote

Created on Mar 7, 2011 10:24:03 AM

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Dear Detlef,

I'm afraid that's not exactly possible like that. A probe itself has no configuration, it gets told what to monitor by the core server. So in essence, if you want to install PRTG now on a different machine, you would have to copy the existing configuration from the current machine to the new one. Then, uninstall PRTG from the old machine, and install a remote probe there. And then, once PRTG is running, connect the remote probe and move the groups & devices from the Local Probe to it.

best Regards.

Created on Mar 7, 2011 2:51:48 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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