Creating or Editing Backup Folders
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Article Summary

You can create a backup folder for a user, or edit an existing folder.

To create or edit a backup folder:

  1. Select Folders > Backup Folders in the navigation pane.
    The BACKUP FOLDERS page opens, displaying all backup folders.
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  2. Either,

    • Create a new folder, click New Folder.
      The New Backup Folder window is displayed.
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    Or,

    • Edit an existing folder, click the folder's name.
      The folder window is displayed with the folder name as the window title.
  3. Complete the fields:
    Folder Name – A name for the folder.
    Owner – The user to own the folder. The owner controls access to the folder.
    Folder Group – A folder group for the folder. The drop-down list only displays the folders for the selected owner.
    Backup Extended Attributes – Back up special file permissions and metadata. This is supported for XFS/EXT3/NEXT3 target volumes.

  4. Click SAVE.

Changing the Passphrase to Access a Backup Folder

You can only change a passphrase. You cannot create a passphrase for an existing folder.

To change a passphrase:

  1. Select Folders > Backup Folders in the navigation pane.
    The BACKUP FOLDERS page is displayed.
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  2. Select the folder's row and click Change Passphrase.
    The Change My Passphrase window is displayed.
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    Your Old Passphrase – The folder's old passphrase.
    Your New Passphrase and Confirm New Passphrase – Anew passphrase.
    Passphrase Strength – Displays the passphrase's strength.
  3. Click FINISH.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • If cooperative deduplication is enabled, the default, you must update the passphrase on all devices using this folder group.
    • If cooperative deduplication is disabled, you must update the passphrase on the device associated with this folder, to enable the device to access the folder.

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