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Are we have any data lost



Hello, We want change PRTG server into Windows 2003 into Windows 2012. So when we do this change, are we have any data lost ?. We don't want to lose any data. Can you help us for this topic. Thank you for your interest.

data lost migrate-server

Created on Feb 18, 2016 3:04:28 PM

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Hello, we appreciate your contact.

We can't confirm the effects of an in-place upgrade from Windows 2003 to 2012 on the system which runs PRTG. To "play safe" you should move PRTG's data to a different system and perform a clean install of the server, afterwards you may restore PRTG's data and re-install the latest stable version.

You may even move PRTG to a different system (using a trial key/freeware version) and run it there for up to 30 days without issues.

Please check our official migration guide:

This article about the data stored by PRTG may also be relevant:

Best Regards,

Created on Feb 19, 2016 1:58:19 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

Last change on Mar 10, 2022 1:38:58 PM by  Frank Hadasch [Paessler Support] (0) 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.