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Where to store customized icons for MAPs



Hello! Please advise where (which directory) I have to store customized icons for MAPs, so that in case of an upgrade not to loose them .

Thanks, DanN

customized-icons restore upgrade

Created on Aug 8, 2016 11:23:29 AM

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Hello Dan,

You can store customized icons in the


directories. This is also described in this article.

Best regards, Felix

Created on Aug 9, 2016 11:22:27 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



Hi Felix,

I already read that article, but it does not help for me. If I save the device icons under webroot\mapicons\iconset7 or iconset8 they will be static icons, but I need "active" ones which show me device name and status (number of alarm/warning, etc sensors). Like in case of Default Icons A (under :\PRTG Network Monitor\webroot\mapicons\defaulticons1 ). Even if I save my .jpg image (PBX.jpg) under :\PRTG Network Monitor\webroot\images and create a *.htm file called PBX.htm under :\PRTG Network Monitor\webroot\mapobjects, it does not help because the icon under Status Icon --> Status related Background - has the same static behavior. It is not an "active" Icon which to show me device name and status for which it represents. Content of PBX.htm bottom. Is there something else that has to be changed, besides img src? (I'm a networking guy, not a programming one).

<!--Status Icons: Status Related Background-->

<div class="map_object map_icon2 map_icon_large <#sensor type="colorclassofstate" prefix="map_iconcolor_" id="<@objectid>">" id="<@itemid>" objectid="<@objectid>" subid="<@subid>" style="<#mapobject type="coordinates" subid="<@subid>" mode="<@editmode>">">
  <#mapobject type="objectgrip" mode="<@editmode>">
  <#mapobject type="htmlbefore" subid="<@subid>">
  <img src="/images/PBX.jpg">
  <#mapobject type="htmlafter" subid="<@subid>">

Created on Aug 9, 2016 1:47:18 PM

Last change on Aug 10, 2016 11:31:52 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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