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This article contains information about how-to proceed after installation of Management Service component. It describes the process of creating an account, adding the license and going trough the first setup.
Creating system administrator account
During your first visit in Management Service you will be prompted to create an admin account.
In this window you will have to provide a login (it has to be working e-mail address) and a password with it's confirmation compliant with standards listed below input fields.
After filling out the form click the Register button, which will take you to take next step.
After clicking on Register, next screen will ask you to provide a license key. This is the last step before our system becomes operational, and ready for use.
If you've registered for GitProtect product you should receive the License code in an e-mail message.
Proceeding will redirect you to the setup of the system.
First setup consist of a few steps, that needs to be done before your data will be protected. You need to add a new device, which will be responsible for receiving the data from GIT services and also performing a backup of it, also you need to define where to keep your backup and how to perform it.
Add first device
To begin the setup you need to Add the first device, click Add now button, which will take you to Devices tab with Download agent view. Select the agent for a specific operating system and install it.
The details about installation and the process of device assignment has been described with all the details on Agent installation.
After the installation process you need to activate the device. If there is a device with application installed and isn't currently assigned in the system you should receive a notification on the top bar with number in the green circle indicating how many devices are currently available to be assigned.
After clicking on it you will be able to select device/s that you want to assign.
Last step in this process is to select a license that you want to be applied for the device.
After that click on Activate button. Device is now active and you're ready to head to the next step.
Set up the storage
Right after adding your first device head up for storage setup. Click Add now button on first run wizard and select a type of the storage that you want to use between:
- Local directory,
- Network location,
- AWS storage,
- S3 storage.
Each type of storage and how to configure it is described in the article about Storage Management.
A backup plan
The last step of first run is to setup a backup plan, this one can be done in few ways and has many other options and details that needs to be described. Find more information about it in Predefined backup plan and Custom backup plan articles.