Backup all Spotlight configuration and saved collection data regularly and before upgrade or uninstall.
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Spotlight Diagnostic Server

To backup the Spotlight Diagnostic Server, back up the Diagnostic Server\Agent folder.

C:\Program Files\Quest Software\Diagnostic Server\Agent

Playback Database

The Playback Database is deployed on SQL Server. The backup procedure for the Playback Database is the same as for any other SQL Server database.

Spotlight Statistics Repository

The Spotlight Statistics Repository is deployed on SQL Server. The backup procedure for the Spotlight Statistics Repository is the same as for any other SQL Server database.