Backup all Spotlight configuration and saved collection data regularly and before upgrade or uninstall.
Spotlight Diagnostic Server
To backup the Spotlight Diagnostic Server, back up the Diagnostic Server\Agent folder.
C:\Program Files\Quest Software\Diagnostic Server\Agent
Tip: To backup just the Spotlight configuration (configuration of connections, alarms and scheduling), backup the Diagnostic Server\Agent\Conf folder.
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.
Note: Creation and use of the Spotlight Statistics Repository is optional in a Spotlight Enterprise deployment.