New Windows Client

Use this dialog box to create a new Windows client.

Client Name

The name of the client to display in the CommCell Browser.

Host Name

The full interface name of the computer.

For example, mycomputer.mydomain.mycompany.com.

Select Configuration Source

Select to connect to client computer that has the Agent or MediaAgent software pre-installed.

  • Connect to a client and get its configuration

    Select to retrieve the configuration information directly from the computer that has the Agent or MediaAgent software pre-installed.

    • CVD port on client

      Specify the network port number specified on the client, during the Decoupled install of the software, for communications with the CommServe.

  • Get client configuration from an input file on CommServe

    Select to retrieve the configuration information from an XML input file on the CommServe, rather than from the remote computer. This can be used to pre-configure a Client or MediaAgent even before the Decoupled install of software on the remote computer.

    • Path

      The full path and name of the XML input file on the shared drive.

    • Browse

      Click to browse and select the XML input file.