Components of STOREGRID <ul><li>Client Only: This Computer will backup on to other computers. Other Computers will not backup to this Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Server Only: Other Computers will backup to this computer. This Computer can not backup to other Computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Client and Server: Allow the computer to backup on to other Computers and other Computers to backup to this computer as well </li></ul><ul><li>Replication Server: Other Store Grid Backup Servers can Replicate their data to this Server for Redundancy. </li></ul>
Deployment in single Laptop / Desktop You have a single Laptop. You want to take Data backup on External USB Hard Disk through StoreGrid ? How do you configure StoreGrid ?
Installation & Configuration Step 1 : install StoreGrid as a Windows service. Here define to start Storegrid service as Local system account . Step 2 : install as “Client and Server” and click next . Step 3 : By default StoreGrid takes the machine name as Identity and “Default Group” as Group name. Keep it as it is. Step 4 : Continue with the wizard and finish the installation. Step 5 : Change “StoreGrid Server’s Backup Storage Location as “G:” and click next. (Here “G” is External HDD Drive) Done now you can create schedule for Backup from “ Backup ->Add Backup Schedule” option. Step 6 : Now configure Schedules as per requirement.
You have a single Laptop. You are taking data backup on External USB Hard Disk through StoreGrid ? If Laptop HDD/OS crashes then How do you recover your data ? Scenario 1
Restore Data after crash: Step 1 : Reinstall HDD & OS . Step 2 : Connect External HDD to system and Select Database storage location as “G:” folder (here “G” is External HDD Drive) Step 3 : Reinstall StoreGrid , During installation StoreGrid the StoreGrid ID should be same as before . Step 4 : After installing StoreGrid, choose the option not to start StoreGrid immediately. Step 5 : Delete the “ C:Program FilesVembuStoreGrid datadbpopulation.txt” file in the now completed fresh StoreGrid installation. Step 6 : Now Start StoreGrid in your Laptop. Step 7 : Now all the backup schedule will be displayed automatically in Backup -> List Backup Schedules .To recover the backup data click Restore ->List Backups for Restore. Step 8 : Click on Restore option on appropriate schedule to restore data. “ Restore Backup Data” screen will be appear. Step 9 : Now on “Restore Backup Data” screen select the data you want to restore , type Password for That schedule & click to “Restore to Original Location” You will get your old data and backup process will be continue as scheduled time.