Configuring a Disk Storage

Use the following procedure to configure a disk storage.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Storage > Disk.

    The Disk page appears.

  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Add to add a disk storage.

    The Add disk dialog box appears.

  3. Enter the details for the disk storage:
    1. In the Name box, type the name of the storage.
    2. From the MediaAgent list, select the MediaAgent that will write the data to the storage.

      Note: Version 10 MediaAgents are not supported.

  4. To set the disk access path, use either of the following options:
    • To use a local disk as the disk access path, click Local and in the Backup location box, type the full path name to the storage location.
    • To use a network drive as the disk access path, click Network and provide the following information:
      1. From under the Credential section, from the Name list, select the credential that you want to use to access the network drive.
      2. Or you can click the + sign to create new credentials to access a network drive, see Creating a Credential to Access a Network Drive.
      3. In the Backup location box, type the full path name to the storage location.
  5. Choose the data management option:
    • To enable deduplication on the storage, slide the Use deduplication toggle key to the right, in the Deduplication DB location box, browse and select the path of the deduplication database (DDB) and then click Save.

      For more information about configuring additional DDB partitions, see Configuring Additional Partitions for a Deduplication Database.

    • If you do not want to use the deduplication data management feature, click Save.

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Last modified: 2/4/2020 9:50:05 PM