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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 through the first setup.
Creating system administrator account
When you open the Management Service for the first time, you will be prompted to create an admin account.
In this window you will have to provide a login (it has to be a valid email address) and a password compliant with the standards listed below the input fields.
After filling out the form click the Register button, which will take you to the next step.
After clicking on the Register button, you will be asked to provide a license key in the next window. This is the last step before our system becomes operational, and ready to be used.
Once you have registered for GitProtect, you should receive an email with a License code.
Proceeding will redirect you to the system setups.
The first setup consists of a few steps needed to be done before your data will start being protected. You should add the first devic, 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 the 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 in Agent installation in detail.
After the installation process you need to activate the device. If there is a device with an installed application and it isn't assigned to the system, you should receive a notification on the top bar with the number in a green circle indicating how many devices are currently available to be assigned.
After clicking it you will be able to select the device/s that you want to assign.
The last step in this process is to select a license that you want to be applied to the device.
After that, click the Activate button. Now the device is active and you are ready to proceed to the next step.
Set up the storage
After you have added your first device, move to Storage setups. Click the Add now button on the first run wizard and select a type of the storage that you want to use among:
- Local directory,
- Network location,
- AWS storage,
- S3 storage.
You can read more about every type of storage and the way to configure it in the article about Storage Management.
A backup plan
The last step of the first run is to set up a backup plan. It can be done in a few ways and has many other options and details that should be described. Read more about it in Predefined backup plan and Custom backup plan articles.