Access Your Backed Up Files Using a Smart Device
Use a smart device to quickly browse or download your backed up files, using the CommVault Edge app. For a demonstration, view the Getting Started demo.
Operations You Can Perform
Browse Your Backup Files
You can access the data you backed up with SnapProtect from most smart devices. This application allows you to navigate through your clients in the CommCell and find your backup files using the search capability or by browsing the file system.
Download Your Backup Files
You can download your backup data directly from the client where it resides to your smart device. Once downloaded, the files can be opened from your device using applications that support the file type.
Share Your Backup Files
You can email your backup data to the people you want to share your files with.
View the Location of Your Clients
You can view the geographical location of your client computer where it was last seen, based on its IP address. This is useful to track the location of laptop clients.
View the Backup Status of Your Clients
You can view the backup summary details for each of your client computers, such as when the last backup was performed and when the next backup will be.
Upload Data from Your Device
You can upload files residing in your device, such as images and videos, to the clients available in the application.
Run On-Demand Backups (Only on Windows 8 Devices)
You can initiate a backup directly from your Windows 8 device. This is useful if backups are not performed on a scheduled basis.
Supported DevicesThe following smart devices are supported:
- Apple devices - iPhone, iPod, iPad - running iOS 8.0 or later. To get started, see Installing the CommVault Edge App for Apple Devices.
- Android devices running version 4.0. To get started, see Installing the CommVault Edge App for Android Devices.
- Windows 8 and Windows RT devices (Surface and PC only). To get started, see Installing the CommVault Edge App for Windows 8 Devices.