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Restore deleted Request Type or Problem Type

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Created by Renato Quejas, last modified by Rodim Suarez on Mar 08, 2017

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This article will show how to restore the deleted Request Type (Problem Type) from the database. 


All WHD versions


If you are using the embedded PostgreSQL database, you can follow the steps below to connect and run the sql command:

  1. Go to ..\WebHelpDesk\pgsql9\bin > run pgAdmin3 > File > Add Server.
  2. Add the following then click OK.
    • Name: whd
    • Host: localhost (or the IP Address)
    • Port: 20293
    • Maintenance DB: postgres
    • Username: whd
    • Password: whd
  3. Expand Databases and highlight the whd database.
  4. Click the SQL magnifying lens icon open the Query Tool or SQL Editor.
  5. Type the scripts or commands that you want to run then click the play icon or Execute button.
  6. To view all deleted Request Types, run the command below:
    SELECT problem_type_name, problem_type_id FROM whd WHERE Deleted='1' 
    To restore the deleted Request Type, run the command below: 
    UPDATE problem_type SET Deleted='0' WHERE problem_type_id='<problem type id>' 
    For example, The Request Type (Problem Type) ID that you want to restore is 12. 
    UPDATE problem_type SET Deleted='0' WHERE problem_type_id='12' 


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19:39, 7 Mar 2017