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.

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

Before You Begin

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

  • A server backup plan

Start the Configuration Wizard

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Guided setup, and then click Configure on the File servers tile.

  2. In the Server configuration section, enter the following information:

    • Name: Enter a name for the server.

    • 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.

    • OS Type: To select the operating system type of the file server, click the appropriate operating system.

    • To restart the client computer, enable the Reboot if required slider.

  3. Click Next.

    The Plan page appears.


  1. Click the Add button to create a server plan.

  2. On the Create 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 Next.

    The Backup Content page appears.

Backup Content

  1. To specify the content to be backed up, enable the Define your own backup content slider.

  2. Click Add to select or exclude the content to be backed up.

  3. To finish, click Add.