Documentation forSolarWinds Platform

Back up your data

This topic applies to all SolarWinds Platform products.

As a first step in any troubleshooting procedure, you should back up your SolarWinds Platform database.

Back up your SolarWinds Platform database using the SQL Server Management Studio. For more information, search for "back up a database" on the Microsoft TechNet web portal at, and consult the help for the appropriate SQL Server Management Studio version.