Skip to main content
Druva Documentation

Supported system settings

inSync On-premise 5.4 Administrator Guide
On-premise Editions: tick.png Private Cloud tick.png Enterprise cross.png Professional


You can perform system settings backup from the following operating systems:

  • Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.9

Windows system settings

The following table lists the system settings that inSync backs across Windows devices when you enable Persona Backup. 



Operating System Settings

  • Region and Language Settings: Formats, Location, Keyboards and Languages (default input language and installed services)
  • Personalization: Wallpaper, themes (not backed up from Windows XP)
  • Folder Options: General settings (navigation pane settings), View settings (display file extensions, display hidden files, hide empty drives, and use sharing wizard)
  • Encryption: Native EFS key
Browser Settings (Internet Explorer 7 or later)
  • General Settings: Home page, browser history, fonts, language, search providers
  • Security Settings: Security levels for various zones
  • Privacy Settings: Sites, InPrivate Browsing settings, and Pop-up blocker
  • Content Settings: Certificates and Publisher settings

Microsoft Outlook (2003 to 2010)

  • Email account settings: IMAP, POP, Exchange server details
  • Encryption
  • Default language
  • Email signatures
  • Junk email preferences
  • Compose message format settings (only for the same version of Microsoft Outlook)
  • Calendar work time settings
  • Email send and receive settings
  • Message arrival settings
  • Address book
  • Dictionary

MS Office (2003 to 2010)

  • Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel templates
  • Dictionary
Mapped/Shared Network Drives
  • Path to mapped or shared drives.
Note: inSync does not back up the credentials to access the drive. You must re-enter the credentials to access the drive. 
Printer Settings
  • Network printers (Only on Windows 7 and Windows 8)
Note: inSync does not backup the credentials to access the network printer or the drivers for the network printer. You must re-enter the credentials to access the printer and ensure that the destination laptop contains the requisite drivers.

Mac system settings


Settings Backed Up

Network Settings


Note: inSync does not backup passwords for wireless network connections.

Browser Settings (Safari)

  • History
  • Home page settings
  • Default search engine
  • Bookmarks

Apple Mail

  • Email ID and password
  • Email signatures
  • Font and color settings
  • General settings

Address Book



Passwords saved in Keychain

Note: If you want to back up additional system settings, contact The Druva Support team will investigate the feasibility of your requirements and help you implement

  • Was this article helpful?