Setup Wizard for the File Servers Application

When you log on to the Command Center for the first time, a setup wizard guides you through the core setup required by the applications available in the Command Center. After you complete the core setup, complete the setup wizard specific to the Servers application.

To complete the setup wizard for the Servers application, you will need the following server information:

  • The server name

  • The host name

  • The credentials that you use to access the server

  • The File System package must be installed in the client computer.

  • A server backup plan

About This Task

At any point during the setup wizard, click Finish setup later to leave the wizard. If you leave the setup wizard before it is complete, it will appear the next time you log on.


  1. After you complete the core setup, in the File Server tile, click Complete setup.

  2. On the Add server backup plan page, type a name for the plan, then provide information about storage, retention, and backup schedules. For more information, see Creating a Server Plan. You can skip this step if you created a server plan already.

  3. Click Save.

    The Add File Server page appears.

  4. Provide the following information:

    • Host name: Enter a fully qualified hostname or IP address for the client computer. You can enter more than one host name at a time.

    • Username and Password: Enter the user credentials to provide administrative access to the client computer.

      The administrator must have the permissions for performing a backup and restore operation.

    • Select the Reboot if required check to restart the client computer.

  5. Click Save.

  6. To finish, choose one of the following options:

    • Click Back up Now to perform an immediate backup of the client computer (without requiring confirmation).

      The Job details page appears and displays job status information.

    • Click Do it later to go to the File Server Dashboard page without performing a backup.