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Is there any way to see which user created a library?

I've been getting the overload protection warning in PRTG and the logs are pointing towards libraries created by an account with a changed password.

To avoid having to delete all my libraries and recreate them all with a valid account would be nice to be able to identify which libraries are causing the issue.

Thanks in advance.


libraries overload-protection user-accounts

Created on Jun 5, 2015 10:47:18 PM

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Open up your configuration file (usually C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\PRTG Configuration.dat ) and search for the library name, for example:


The OwnerID is the ID of the user that created it. Then search for
<user id="the-user-id"> to get to the user. I know, a bit tedious, we're currently searching for ways to simplify this :)

Created on Jun 8, 2015 8:22:38 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]



Thanks Stephan,

I'll try that and recreate the appropriate libraries.


Created on Jun 8, 2015 9:12:42 AM




since one of the last releases there is a new feature - histiory of objects like libraries.

So if you go to libraries and then to the 3 quickbuttons on the right upper corner you can select the "history".

There you see who added or deleted a library.

Best Regards,

Created on Jun 9, 2015 5:12:56 AM by  Waltraud Bestelmeyer (110) 2 1

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