Asigra Plugin for FreeNAS

Thank you for installing the Asigra Plugin for FreeNAS and starting the registration process.

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As a FreeNAS user, you can back up and restore the following at no charge:

10

physical machines
Physical machines

10

virtual machines
Virtual machines

10

cloud user accounts
Cloud user accounts

10

replication
replication

1

TB of storage
TB of storage
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Step 1

Getting Started

Before following the below steps, please ensure to download and install the FreeNAS application ISO from the FreeNAS.org website. Once you’ve successfully installed and configured the FreeNAS application you can add the Asigra Plugin from the FreeNAS dropdown menu. Once the plugin has been installed, you will be prompted to “Register” the Asigra Plugin, after which you can commence by following these 5 easy steps.

Step 2

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Completing the registration process

You will receive an email from Asigra asking you to confirm your email address. Click the link in the email to complete the registration process.

Step 3

Configuring the Asigra plugin

  1. Log on to the FreeNAS web UI and open a command shell for the Asiga plugin.
  2. Set the root user password for the Asigra plugin.
  3. Add a DS-System admin user.

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Video: Step 3 – Configuring the Asigra plugin
Step 4

Configuring the DS-System

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Video 1: Step 4 – Logon to FreeNAS Web UI
  1. Log on to the FreeNAS web UI as the root user
  2. Connect to the DS-System using DS-Operator.
  3. Assign access roles to the DS-System Admin user.

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Video 2: Step 4 – Configure DS-License Server
  1. Configure the DS-License Server.
  2. Configure the service provider information.

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Video 3: Step 4 – Create a customer account
  1. Create a customer account and DS-Client.
  2. Export the customer registration information (CRI) file.
Step 5

Installing the DS-Client software

Follow the instructions in the email you received from Asigra to download and install the DS-Client software.

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Video: Step 5 – Installing the DS-Client software
Step 6

Performing a backup

Congratulations! You have successfully installed and configured the Asigra Plugin for FreeNAS. Now it’s time to start backing up your data.

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Video: Step 6 – Performing a backup

User Documentation

For detailed information on how to use the Asigra software, refer to the following documentation:

 
 

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Client Software Installation Guide

Describes how to install the DS-Client software.

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DS-System Help

Describes how to use the DS-System.

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DS-Client Help

Describes how to use the DS-Client.

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