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What are the permissions required to install PRTG?



Should PRTG Installer be run only under an administrator account? Which privileges are required when installing with an AD account?

Can I run the Installer by changing the default installation path : "C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor"?

Thanks in advance.

administration installer local-system-account permissions privilege

Created on May 21, 2021 8:54:14 AM

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Yes, we recommend using the administrator account for the installation.

While running the installer, you can change the installation path. Have a look here: https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/install_a_prtg_core_server (Step 6)

Created on May 25, 2021 9:05:48 AM by  Timo Dambach [Paessler Support]

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