Where is iProFiler configuration stored?

Updated 1 month ago by Bryan Jones

Scope

This document describes the storage location for iProFiler settings and how to export them.

Description

Customers will often ask if there is an easy way to copy iProFiler settings from one computer to another. All iProFiler settings are stored in the Windows Registry. While it's not and easy way, it can be accomplished by copying the settings from the registry of one machine and importing them to the other.

Registry settings are different between 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows. This will not work if copying from a 32 bit version to a 64 bit version. In 64 bit Windows, the files are kept in the WOW6432Node registry key which does not exist on 32 bit versions of Windows.

For purposes of this document we will assume you some familiarity with the Windows Registry Editor and sufficient permission to run the Editor program.

Please note, we do not provide support for configuration by hand editing the registry. This is provided for informational purposes only. We will not be able to assist you with any manual changes to these registry settings. Only configuration by use of the provided User Interface is supported.

Storage Locations

GPIO Configuration

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Telos Systems\iProFiler\AxiaGPIO

  • GPIONodes - contains information about actual GPIO devices. Not what pins are used on each device, but the device it self.
  • Config - contains specific pin configurations for the GPIONodes
All of the following are maintained at;

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Telos Systems\ProFiler2\

  • Archives - Contains information about all of the recording archives you have setup by the iProFiler server configuration
  • AudioDevices2 - Contains information about your configured audio sources.
  • Server - Defines the TCP port used by the server
  • Users - Defines users and their permissions.

Exporting configurations

Configurations many be exported by;

  1. Selecting the desired folder in Registry Editor.
All folders under the selected branch will be exported. For example, choosing the ProFiler2 folder will also export Archives, AudioDevices2, Server, and Users.
  1. Right-click and choose export.
  2. Browse for the location to store the export.
  3. For "export range" choose Selected Branch.
  4. Click Save.

Importing configurations

Importing and making changes to your registry can render your computer or programs unusable. Proceed with caution and and your own risk.

Make sure the iProFiler Server program is closed before proceeding.

  1. In Registry Editor, click File.
  2. Choose Import.
  3. Browse for and locate the export file from the previous step.
  4. Click Open.

This will import the settings with out any further prompts.

Let us know how we can help

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