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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.
  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

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

Procedure for Ubuntu

To install the inSync client

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Change the current working directory to the directory that contains the inSync installer.
  3. Run the following command:
    sudo dpkg –i <package name>
    

    where <package name> represents the file name (along with the extension) of the installer.

Procedure for CentOS and RHEL

To install the inSync client

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Change the current working directory to the directory that contains the inSync installer.
  3. Run the following command:
    rpm –ivh <package name>
    

    where <package name> represents the file name (along with the extension) of the installer.