Dell EMC OpenManage Essentials Version 2.5 User's Guide

Backing up the OpenManage Essentials Database

Before you back up the OpenManage Essentials database:
  • Ensure that OpenManage Essentials is installed on the system using the Typical installation method.
  • Ensure that Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio is installed on the system where OpenManage Essentials is installed.
  • Ensure that you stop Internet Information Services (IIS) and all OpenManage Essentials services.
To back up the OpenManage Essentials database:
  1. Open SQL Server Management Studio.
  2. In Object Explorer, expand the Databases node.
  3. Right-click the OMEssentials database and then click TasksBack Up. The Back Up Database - OMEssentials window is displayed.
  4. Click OK to start the database back up.
A confirmation message is displayed after the database back up is completed. The OpenManage Essentials database backup file, OMEssentials.bak, is saved at C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL11.SQLEXPRESSOME\MSSQL\Backup .

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