How to Backup Your Server Using Solarwinds Backup

What will you do when you lose all your data and information? In such cases, you should use the Solarwinds backup for backing up the server. In this article, you will get to know the steps to complete this procedure.

Here’s how to backup your server using Solarwinds backup

  • Add the device
  1. By going to he Backup Dashboard, you need to press on the Add a device option.
  2. Press on the Servers option.
  3. Otherwise, press on the Workstations option.
  4. Choose the Customer account.
  5. After that, choose the installation type, but it depends on your operating system.
  6. You need to select the Regular option.
  7. Offer the name of the device, select the operating system.
  8. Click on the Next option.
  9. In case you to send any email of the guidelines that contain the name of the device and also the registered password, you need to press on the Email instructions option.
  10. Now, you can start downloading Backup Manager through the URL.
  • Back up the data
  1. Execute the Backup Manager after completing the downloading procedure.
  2. Select the language.
  3. Press on the Next button.
  4. Type the name of the device.
  5. You need to enter the password which you want to.
  6. Press on the Next button.
  7. Then, offer the security code, which is known as the encryption key.
  8. In case you don’t remember this security code, you can’t access one of the data.
  9. Choose the preferred time to take a backup regularly.
  10. Press on the Next button.
  11. Offer the email where you wish to get the notifications regarding the backups.
  12. Press on the Next option.
  13. After starting the services, you need to backup the option.
  14. Select the files and folders which you wish to backup.
  15. Once you have chosen the data, you need to press on the Run Backup option.
  16. You need to wait till the backing up procedure gets completed.
  • Schedule the backup
  1. By going to the Backup Manager, you need to press on the Preferences option.
  2. Change to the Schedule panel.
  3. You need to save the schedule from getting the backup notifications automatically.
  4. Delete the data source which you do not want to backup.
  5. Now, the files and folders which you have chosen on the Backup for a particular data will start the backing up procedure automatically.
  6. Press on the Save option.
  7. In case you wish to add any other schedule, you need to press on the Add Schedule option.
  • Restore data
  1. By going to the Backup Manager, click on the Restore option.
  2. Choose the backup date and time.
  3. After that, choose the files and folder which you wish to restore.
  4. Then, press on the Restore to a new location option.
  5. Choose the location where you want to restore the data by pressing on the Browse option.
  6. After completing these steps, you need press on the Restore option.
  7. Now, the restoring procedure will begin now.
  8. You need to wait until the restoring procedure gets completed.
  9. You should have all the data on your system.

Lily Johnsol is a McAfee product expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Emma has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as


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