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Syslog receiver logs lost?

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Based on this article Best Free Syslog Servers for Windows of 2020, I selected PRTG for its syslog receiver.

PRTG did a lot more, and I also let it run a few dozen sensors to ping various systems.

When the 30 day trial expired, my syslog receiver disappeared. I was able to re-install it, but I've lost 30 days of data. Can I restore that data?

data sensor syslog

Created on Nov 25, 2021 2:06:48 PM by  timg11 (0) 1



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Hello Tim,

Great to hear that you like our PRTG Network Monitor. The ending trial phase does not delete any sensors, it includes the full feature set but with a restriction to 100 sensors you can use for free.

You can restore the data folder of one your backups, as basically described here.


Kind regards,
Felix Saure, Tech Support Team

Created on Nov 30, 2021 8:56:15 AM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



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