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Database location for current monitor states



Hello Paessler, i am trying to build dashboards for our monitoring. I was wondering if you could tell me the file locations of your databases so i can bypass the api and pull this data direct.

Cheers Sam

dashboard database monitoring-database

Created on Dec 1, 2017 1:58:12 PM

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Hello Sam,

Monitoring data is stored in PRTG's data path, subfolder "Monitoring Database". Default data path is "C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor" if not configured otherwise. However, it is not a sql database or something like that, it's a proprietary format, so going through the API is necessary or you can use the Data Extractor, though the Data Extractor is no longer under active development.

See also: How PRTG Network Monitor Stores its Data

Kind regards,


Created on Dec 5, 2017 7:51:44 AM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]

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