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Initiate a download with eDiscovery Download Client


After successfully registering an eDiscovery Download Client, you can immediately start downloading custodian data. You can download data onto multiple machines using multiple registered clients.


  1. On the inSync Management Console, click Governance > Legal Hold.

  2. In the left pane, click Legal Holds, and click the legal hold name.

  3. Selec the custodians for which you want to download data.

  4. Click Download Data.

  5. From the Download Client drop-down box, select the eDiscovery Download Client client that you want to use. You can select only a successfully registered client. The location field is auto-populated with the path defined during installation. If you want to change the location, enter a new path in the Location field. Ensure that inSync has the required permissions to access the path.  

  6. In Data Type, select the type of data that you want to download. You have the following options:

    1. Data and Metadata - Downloads the user data and all the related metadata. For more information on what metadata is downloaded, see Structure of data downloaded with eDiscovery Download Client and .csv file properties. Additionally, select the Check for Files Data Integrity option if you want to verify data integrity. For more information, see Verify the integrity of the downloaded data.

    2. Only Metadata - Downloads only the metadata. 

  7. Click Download.

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