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Installation of SG using Buffalo NAS


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Installation of SG using Buffalo NAS

  1. 1. Implementing StoreGrid with Buffalo NAS.
  2. 2. Step 1: Double click to execute the installer file and follow the instructions in the installation wizard.
  3. 3. Step 2: Go through the license agreement, select "I accept the agreement" and proceed to the Next step. `
  4. 4. Step 3: Installation Configuration (Windows Application or Service)
  5. 5. Step 4: If you want to run StoreGrid service from a Windows User account, then select this option and provide the User Name and the Password for the user account in the appropriate fields and click Next.
  6. 6. 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>
  7. 7. Step 5: Select how you’d like StoreGrid to run on this machine. You have four options:- Select one of the four options and click ‘Next’.
  8. 8. Step 6: Enter a StoreGrid Identity.
  9. 9. Step 7: By default, StoreGrid will be installed under &quot;VembuStoreGrid&quot; in the &quot;C:Program Files&quot; directory. Click Next to continue installation in the default directory.
  10. 10. Step 8: you can change the server's default backup location , please choose a different directory from the tree. Click Next to continue.
  11. 11. Step 9: Configure Web Server Port : please leave this as it is , Password to web based interface by default the username and password used by StoreGrid is &quot;admin&quot; and &quot;admin&quot;.
  12. 12. Step 10: Click Next to select the Programs Folder to add the Storegrid shortcuts <ul><ul><li>Step 11: Click Next to review your settings. Thereafter, click Install, and proceed to install StoreGrid. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. We need to do some extra steps <ul><li>Map the drive ( NAS) using StoreGrid </li></ul><ul><li>How to get here in the StoreGrid Web Console? </li></ul><ul><li>  In the top menu of Backup Server, select: &quot; Administration -> Advanced Options&quot; page and click on the 'Mapped Drive Settings' icon on the left hand side. </li></ul><ul><li>Install StoreGrid as a Service with the administrative privileges. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the 'Administration -> Advanced Options -> Mapped Drive Settings' page. Give the Drive Name and drive path, i.e. the UNC Path (erversharename) for the mapped drive. </li></ul><ul><li>Note : The 'User Name' and 'Password' details are not mandatory. They are needed only if Windows OS requires the 'User Name' and 'Password' to access the mapped drive. </li></ul><ul><li>Add mapped drives by clicking on ' Add Mapped Drive' button , Assuming the drive name “G:”. </li></ul><ul><li>The mapped drives will get listed in the 'Add Backup Schedule' page and you can configure backup schedule to include files and folders in them. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Tweaking StoreGrid’s configuration file We need to change the basic configuration of StoreGrid by editing the “ SGConfiguration.conf ’ file located under the conf/ directory. “ BackupDBStorageLocation” Option Look for “ BackupDBStorageLocation” Option and change the value to “2” from “0” Set the path Path=&quot;“ value to local installation folder. Save the file.
  16. 16. Go to Server Admin > Group Management Click on Edit Group Details and change the Backup Location : to G: and click next. (Here “G” is Mapped NAS Drive) Now Configure schedule as per the requirement. Changing “StoreGrid Server’s Backup Storage Location
  17. 17. HAPPY BACKING UP 