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How do I import data from version 7 to version 8?



Our server was crashed and fortunately we had the backup of PRTG ver 7. Now we have a fresh installation of version 8. How would i import data from ver 7 to ver 8 ?

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Created on Oct 3, 2010 3:14:41 PM

Last change on Oct 15, 2010 2:31:45 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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  1. Stop both PRTG services.
  2. Copy everything from the V7 folder to the V8 folder of the new installation.
  3. Run the version 8 installer again.
  4. PRTG should now start with your configuration and data.

Created on Oct 3, 2010 6:54:53 PM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

Last change on Oct 15, 2010 2:32:18 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

Disclaimer: The information in the Paessler Knowledge Base comes without warranty of any kind. Use at your own risk. Before applying any instructions please exercise proper system administrator housekeeping. You must make sure that a proper backup of all your data is available.