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Loss of historical data, settings and logs during upgrade.



Hi, I am upgrading from Version 7.4 to 8.4 and wanted to know before I start the upgrade if I am going to lose any historical data, Settings(Sensors , etc) and logs.

I know where the data is stored but trying to avoide restoring it if possible.

Thanks. Negar Farjadnia

historic-data settings upgrade

Created on Jun 15, 2011 2:39:25 PM

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Monitoring data and configuration will be kept. However, there might be a monitoring downtime of several minutes during backup, as databases will be converted on first startup of PRTG 8.

Of course we always recommend you keep a proper backup of all of your data.

Please see also How can I upgrade from previous PRTG versions to PRTG V8?

Created on Jun 16, 2011 10:43:56 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Last change on Jun 16, 2011 10:45:32 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Disclaimer: The information in the Paessler Knowledge Base comes without warranty of any kind. Use at your own risk. Before applying any instructions please exercise proper system administrator housekeeping. You must make sure that a proper backup of all your data is available.