Getting Started with Active Directory


Review each of the topics to get started with the Active Directory application.

Step 1: Obtain Your User Credentials to Access the Command Center

Obtain the following information from your backup administrator:

  • The Command Center URL

  • Your Command Center user credentials

If Command Center is not set up in your CommCell environment, contact your backup administrator to deploy Command Center. For more information, see Setting Up the Command Center.

Step 2: Complete the Active Directory Setup Wizard

Configure the Active Directory application by completing the Setup Wizard for the Active Directory Application.

Step 3: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore

  1. A default backup set, which contains a default subclient, is automatically created when you set up the Active Directory application.The default backup set is designed to protect all of the data on the client computer.

  2. Determine the alerts that you want the software to trigger.

    For information on how to configure alerts, see Creating an Alert Definition.

Step 4: Perform Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Perform a backup.

  2. Perform a restore.