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Install SolarWinds Backup manually on a device

Install SolarWinds Backup to devices to provide cloud backup and restore capabilities for your customers. Install SolarWinds Backup manually on devices when managing a small number of devices.

For more information, see What is SolarWinds Backup.

To install SolarWinds Backup on many devices, see Install SolarWinds Backup manually on multiple devices.

If you have a large customer or a larger quantity of devices, use backup rules to install Backup Manager across a site.

  1. Click Views > All Devices.
  2. Click the name of the device that you want to edit.
  3. Click SettingsBackup Management.
  4. Click Enable SolarWinds Backup.
  5. Select when to install MSP Backup on the device and select a Configuration Profile.
  6. To configure the device to back up specific files, click Set Settings Manually.
  7. Click Save.

Once installed, SolarWinds Backup begins regular backup jobs based on the profile you selected during the deployment.