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where can I recover the data of a deleted sensor ?

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I deleted by mistake sensors so I quickly added them, but history has disappeared. please help me how to find the graphs and data of past days? thank you very much

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Created on Feb 17, 2015 8:15:08 PM by  client (0) 1



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The monitoring database is located here:
C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\Monitoring Database

Stop both PRTG services and then backup the database with a backup solution of your choice. After the backup is done, restart the services.

Created on Feb 17, 2015 8:47:59 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



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That history is gone for good I'm afraid. Do you have a backup of your monitoring database? Then you could use configuration backups and restore the database files from the backup. Otherwise, the data is gone :(

Created on Feb 17, 2015 8:26:55 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



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ok :( thank you for your quick answer could you please explain me where can be the backup and how to do it ? thank you

Created on Feb 17, 2015 8:36:21 PM by  client (0) 1



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The monitoring database is located here:
C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\Monitoring Database

Stop both PRTG services and then backup the database with a backup solution of your choice. After the backup is done, restart the services.

Created on Feb 17, 2015 8:47:59 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



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Thank you very much!!!

I found the Monitoring Database and configuration Auto-Backups!!! please explain me step by step how to bacup the database

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Created on Feb 18, 2015 7:00:13 AM by  client (0) 1



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Of course, aside from using a backup solution, you could simply copy the files to another drive or folder from time to time or with a scheduled task and a robocopy script. For example this line:

Stop-Service PRTGProbeService
robocopy "C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\Monitoring Database" "D:\PRTGBackup\Database\ /E /ZB /COPYALL /X /LOG+:"D:\PRTGBackup\db.log"
Start-Service PRTGProbeService

Note that the probes will continue to monitor their sensors for a few minutes and will deliver monitoring results to the core as soon as it is back online. But alerting will not be available during this period.

This is only a small example and there is no guarantee that it will work for you. Just as a starting point :)

Created on Feb 18, 2015 8:44:09 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

Last change on Feb 18, 2015 8:44:25 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



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Thank you so much !

Created on Feb 18, 2015 11:18:23 AM by  client (0) 1



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You're welcome :)

Created on Feb 18, 2015 11:55:30 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



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