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Database for PRTG



Hi all!

When I install PRTG, I see it not choose database, only choose location. I still know if deploy PRTG for many device system. How will database be stored and where, and need SQL, MySQL,... or not and deploy? Please help me!


database prtg-network-monitor prtg13

Created on Aug 5, 2015 11:02:51 AM

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PRTG uses its own data storage format, so there is no need for any SQL version.

See also KB: How and where does PRTG store its data?

Created on Aug 5, 2015 11:39:18 AM

Last change on Aug 5, 2015 12:04:58 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]



so that mean PRTG database is store on local server not at cloud?

Created on Mar 1, 2018 2:00:56 PM



Hi Dean92,

That's correct. The database is located in C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\.

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Tech Support Team

Created on Mar 1, 2018 2:30:13 PM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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