Configuring client-side deduplication

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Configuring client-side deduplication

Client-side deduplication enables a remote computer that is configured as a Remote Agent for Deduplication to send data directly to an OpenStorage device or a deduplication storage folder.

See About client-side deduplication.

Table: How to configure client-side deduplication

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Configure an OpenStorage device or a deduplication storage folder to be directly accessed.

On the Advanced tab, select Allow backup data to be sent directly to this device.

See Adding a deduplication storage folder.

See Adding an OpenStorage device.

Configure a Remote Agent for Deduplication.

Set up the remote computer to directly access OpenStorage devices and deduplication storage folders for backups.

Note:

The remote computer must have the Remote Agent for Windows Systems installed on it.

See Configuring a Remote Agent for Deduplication.

Create a backup job.

In the Selections view, select resources from the remote computer that is set up as a Remote Agent for Deduplication.

In the Device and Media view, select an OpenStorage device or a deduplication storage folder as the destination device. Then, verify that Use client-side deduplication is selected.

See Device and media options for backup jobs and templates.

Terms of use for this information are found in Legal Notices.

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