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How can I recover a deleted device with all the sensors and history?

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I have deleted a device. Now i want to recover this device with all the sensors and historic data. How can is do this ?

deleted prtg recover sensor-history sensors

Created on Mar 24, 2010 9:27:02 PM by  Gebruiker (0) 1

Last change on Mar 25, 2010 9:11:18 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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At the moment this is only possible if you revert to an earlier configuration file, sorry.

But then you would loose the devices/sensors created since.

See also How PRTG Network Monitor Stores its Data

Created on Mar 25, 2010 5:35:09 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

Last change on Mar 25, 2010 8:42:26 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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Has anything changed about this situation since? Urgent reply is highly appreciated :)

Created on Nov 15, 2012 2:54:27 PM by  maengling (80) 1 1



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This is still the same.

Created on Nov 15, 2012 6:07:55 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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+1. Would like to see the ability to recover sensor history added as a feature in a future release please. Also the ability to migrate sensor history from one probe or core device to another probe or core device.

Created on Apr 24, 2014 12:26:12 AM by  captainkirk (0)



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This would seem like a logical feature to have. Maybe keep the devices and sensor data in a hidden recycling bin until at least the next auto-backup.

Created on Sep 8, 2014 9:13:22 PM by  MNJ (0)



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Dear MNJ

The devil is in the details. What if you create devices of the same name and then want to undo the earlier deletion of those devices? What if you want to merge from different sources and have an ID overlap? PRTG would need to rename / re-ID objects and check/modify the entire database to keep its structure consistent. But custom scripts would not longer work if the ID of objects changes.

It would require much programming to get to a usable undo / merge function. We consider this time better invested in other features.

Created on Sep 9, 2014 12:37:21 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]



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