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How to determine the location of Engineer's Toolset's IPAM database

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Updated September 26th, 2017


This article explains how to determine the location of Engineer's Toolset's IP Address Management database in order to migrate it to a new system or to back it up.


  • All versions of Engineer's Toolset for Desktop
  • All versions of Windows


The database's default location and file name is C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\IP-Address-Management.IPDB


If this file doesn't exist, follow these steps to find where the database is stored:


  1. Run the command "Regedit.exe".
  2. Branch down to the following key:

    ​​HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\IP Address Management\Settings\
  1. Find the following registry entry:

    Database Filename


The value for this entry is the path and file name for Engineer Toolset's IPAM database.



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