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Exporting files to free up drive space.



My current production standalone node is running PRTG v8 and it has only 38% of free drive space remaining. I am able to view my files of PRTG and wanted to know is there a procedure to export old files to free up drive space? Could I export them to a SAN or another server to prevent the appliaction from shutting down?


disk-full disk-usage drive drive-space

Created on Jul 13, 2011 7:23:29 PM

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you could use the data purging limits in PRTG to automatically free up space

see Data Purging Limits at


you can manually delete data from the monitoring database folder

or you can move the folder where PRTG stores its data to another drive that holds more space


Created on Jul 14, 2011 12:30:43 PM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

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