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Can I update from PRTG Traffic Grapher or IP Check 5 to the current PRTG version?

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I have installed PRTG Traffic Grapher 6 or IP Check 5.

How can I use the current PRTG version?

help install ip-check prtg prtg12 prtg6 prtg9 traffic-grapher

Created on Oct 18, 2011 2:04:53 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 9, 2012 12:07:43 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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This article applies to PRTG Network Monitor 9 or later

Clean Install of PRTG

If you have been using IPCheck 5 or PRTG Traffic Grapher 6, please perform a clean installation of the current PRTG version and set up your configuration anew. Using PRTG's Auto-Discovery is the easiest way to quickly configure a monitoring of your entire network.

Please see Quick Start Guide for more information.


Work Around: Try to Import Data from Older Versions

Warning! The following procedure is not officially supported! It is for advanced users only and we cannot assist you with this. We strongly recommend you perform a clean install of the latest PRTG version.

If you really need to import data from PRTG Traffic Grapher Version 6 or IPCheck Server Monitor Version 5, you have to install PRTG 7 first and import data there. For those products, most of your data (monitoring setup and historic data) can be imported into PRTG 7. Once your data is imported, follow the steps in PRTG Manual: Update From Previous Versions—Update from PRTG 7 or 8.

Note: Importing data from even earlier software products is not possible.

  • Downloads for PRTG 7 are no longer officially available. If you need a PRTG v7 setup program for migration purposes, please contact our support team.

Created on Oct 18, 2011 2:17:09 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]

Last change on Sep 7, 2017 3:40:25 PM by  Gerald Schoch [Paessler Support]



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