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Recover the setup files and license



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Hi, I need to change the Prtg from the server that is actually installed, but the old system administrator didn't leave the setup files nor the serial, how can I get this?

activation installer license prtg

Created on Oct 18, 2016 8:32:20 PM by  msepulveda (0) 1

Last change on Oct 19, 2016 7:37:03 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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Hi there.

You can find this within PRTG's web-interface. Within PRTG, head to Setup > PRTG Status. The're you'll locate the following information:


License NameFoo Bar Comapny
License KeyXXXXXX-XXXXXX ... ABCD-EF1234
Licensed EditionPRTG Network Monitor 2500
Activation StatusActivation OK.
Current Activation Stamp16.4.-N123456789-A123456B-C123456D-E1234567 (125)
Software MaintenanceDays remaining: 324 (Last Check: [2 h 31 m ago])
Number of Sensors2500

If you're unable to log-in or if your account does not have the required access level (Administrator), check the following KB-Post to reset the prtgadmin's password:

You can contact us with the license information above and we'll be able to confirm the license status/owner/e-mail. Additionally, you can locate the installer for the currently running version in these folders on your current server:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\PRTG Installer Archive\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\prtg-installer-for-distribution\

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on Oct 19, 2016 7:45:42 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

Last change on Oct 19, 2016 7:46:01 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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