Review: DataHarbor Offers Cloud-Free Secure Backup

Client Setup

Out of the box, one of DataHarbor's two included drives is preformatted, and is clearly marked "Use this drive first." Following Windows updates and initial setup (which took about 20 minutes), a prompt appeared with a single instruction for setting up backup clients. Following that instruction on a Mac lead us to the page seen here. After a moment, a DMG was downloaded with connector software, and running it displayed prompts for the server address, creating user credentials, the administrator password and a description of the client machine being set up. Setting up clients on the Windows side involved fewer steps and was a little quicker. A final prompt offered to start Windows Server Launchpad at startup, shown next.

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