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Druva Documentation

Install the inSync client

Before you begin

Before you begin, ensure the following:

  • You are logged on to your laptop using your own credentials.
  • You have received the inSync account activation email and have it handy.
  • You have downloaded the inSync installer on your laptop. The link to download the installer is available in your inSync account activation email. If not, contact your inSync administrator for the installer.

Install the inSync client on Windows

To install the inSync client

  1. Double-click the inSync installer.
  2. In the Select your language list, click your preferred language.
    With the addition of multilingual support, you can install the inSync client in Japanese, German, and French languages in addition to the default English language. You can now view the inSync client and perform various tasks in your preferred language.
  3. Click Next
  4. Accept the end user license agreement (EULA), and click Continue.
  5. Click Browse to select the full path of the installation home directory. 
  6. If you want a shortcut icon of the inSync client to appear on your laptop, select the Desktop shortcut check box. 
  7. If you want to add the inSync client to the Quick Launch toolbar on your laptop, select the Add to quick launch bar check box.
  8. Click Install.
  9. After the installation is complete, click Finish.

The Activate Druva inSync wizard appears. You must now activate the inSync client.

Install the inSync client on Mac

With the addition of multilingual support, you can view the inSync client and perform various tasks in your preferred language. inSync client supports Japanese, German, and French, and English languages.

The inSync client is automatically installed in the locale that is set on the user device. For example, if your device is on the Japanese locale, the inSync client is automatically installed in the Japanese language. However, if the device locale is not in the list of languages that the inSync client supports, the inSync client is installed in English.

To install the inSync client

  1. Double-click to mount the .dmg file.
  2. Double-click the inSync installer inside the mounted volume.
  3. Accept the end user license agreement (EULA).
  4. Select the disk to which you want to install the inSync client.
  5. Click Finish.

Install the inSync client on Linux

We have not released a new version of the inSync client for Linux in inSync 5.4.2. You can continue using inSync client 5.4 for Linux with inSync Server 5.4.2. For more information, see Install inSync on Linux.