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Create backups for configuration and setting files in ipMonitor

Updated September 21, 2018


This article provides information about the configuration and settings files you need to back up when you migrate a ipMonitor VM to another server.


All ipMonitor versions


  1. Log in to the ipMonitor Web Console.
  2. Click the Configuration tab and select Scheduled Maintenance tasks > Recurring Internal Maintenance > Backup Now.
  3. Enter a credential to encrypt the backup file.
  4. Click Backup.
  5. Create a backup copy of the ipMonitor installation folder located at:
    C:\Program Files\Solarwinds\ipMonitor\
    This process ensures that you can rebuild your previous installation without any data loss.

Back up the historical statistics

  1. Navigate to the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Solarwinds\ipMonitor
  2. Back up the following directories:
    • \dbtmp
    • \dbstore
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