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Anticipated Server Failure




What should I anticipate for my core server failure?

I intend to have another server standing by exactly like the failed unit waiting to go into service if need be. I am currently backing up my PRTG database,configuration and history every day to another storage platform.

I have currently 1000 sensors distributed amongst 20 or more remote probes.

Do I simply reinstall my current PRTG version on the new server, migrate the database and change the network IPs of the NICs to match the old failed server?

What else should I know about this server plan? Will my history be ok? Will the remote probes buffer their info? Will they automatically reconnect?

What else should I anticipate?


database prtg restoring server

Created on Jul 9, 2012 7:50:00 PM

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you might have a look at this article which describes in detail how to move a PRTG installation from one server to another and what to take in account during this process.
Best regards

Created on Jul 10, 2012 9:17:33 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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