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Patch: How to Backup and Restore Scheduled tasks

Updated: October 16, 2017


This article shows you how to back up and restore scheduled tasks.


  • Patch 2.0 +


How to back up scheduled tasks

1. Make a backup of C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\Patch Manager\Server\scheduled.

2. Open MSSQL Studio and navigate to the EminentWare database.

3. Create a new Table (default name dbo.Table_1).

4. Under the tables folder find the dbo.ewbatchtask table.

5. Make a copy of this table in any way you feel comfortable.

For example: 

USE EminentWare

INSERT INTO dbo.Table_1

SELECT * FROM dbo.ewbatchtasks

6. Back up the database and keep it offline.

How to restore scheduled tasks

1. Restore the database table.

USE EminentWare

SELECT * FROM dbo.Table_1

INSERT INTO dbo.ewbatchtasks

2. Restore the scheduled folder to C:\Program Files\SolarWinds\Patch Manager\Server\scheduled.

3. Open Patch Manager.


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