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Prepare to use SolarWinds Backup

Deploying SolarWinds Backup across a group of devices requires a couple of configuration steps. SolarWinds Backup is an add-on that is licensed per device. Before you can use SolarWinds Backup, you need to register for the service first.

After installation, the administrator must accept the EULA before devices can be enabled with SolarWinds Backup.

To use SolarWinds Backup, you need to complete a few steps. Follow the steps listed in the checklist below.

Check each step as you work through the process
Step 1 – Ensure that all administrators using SolarWinds Backup have the proper user permissions.
Step 2 – Create a backup profile

Step 3 – Create a backup deployment rule

Alternatively, you can deploy SolarWinds Backup on a device manually.

After completing these steps, scheduled backups can take place.