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where can i find the logs for deleted devices and by which user have they been deleted?



i cant seem to find where the logs of deleted devices are stored. i want to know who deleted a specific device.

device logs prtg

Created on Oct 2, 2011 6:54:01 AM

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Whenever an object is deleted PRTG writes a log file entry into the log of the parent object. So please check the parent's log.

The log entries look like this:

Child Object Deleted 
Deleted sensor: PING 75 1

To see a list of all object deleted entries, you can use the following URL:


It will display all these log file entries.

To find out who has deleted a child object, select the object link (e.g. the device), then select the "History" tab (the right-most). It will tell you who has deleted the object.

Created on Oct 2, 2011 8:40:12 AM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (11,025) 3 6

Last change on Oct 2, 2011 11:54:47 AM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (11,025) 3 6



hi.. thanks for the clarification.. if i deleted a device or sensor by mistake. is there a way to restore only this device without loading previous configuration?

Created on Oct 3, 2011 7:15:49 AM




not at the moment, sorry.

only loading a previous configuration file will bring back deleted items now.

Created on Oct 3, 2011 7:39:46 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

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