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How can I install new master node and convert the old master node as failover without loosing any da



We have 2 nodes in the cluster, one is master and one is failover. We want to create a new master node and have the same configuration with the old master node then convert this to a failover node without loosing data history?

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Created on Feb 10, 2014 1:57:17 AM

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Hello, you need firstly to break up the existing cluster :

https://kb.paessler.com/knowledgebase/en/topic/41903 -> STEP1 (only convert the failover node to standalone - as you want to keep your cluster data on the master node)

and now shutdown your failover node.

Then please delete the Failover Node settings in the Master Node on the Cluster page (Setup -> Systemadministration-> Cluster)

Then migrate your PRTG Master node to the new Master System:


and then let the old master node join as failover node: https://kb.paessler.com/knowledgebase/en/topic/41903 -> STEP 3

Created on Feb 10, 2014 9:08:42 AM by  Waltraud Bestelmeyer (110) 2 1

Last change on Feb 11, 2014 6:14:26 AM by  Waltraud Bestelmeyer (110) 2 1

Disclaimer: The information in the Paessler Knowledge Base comes without warranty of any kind. Use at your own risk. Before applying any instructions please exercise proper system administrator housekeeping. You must make sure that a proper backup of all your data is available.