Enabling Deduplication

To reduce the size of stored data, enable and configure deduplication of the backup data from the subclient properties.

  1. Open the CommCell Console.
  2. In the CommCell Browser, expand SharePoint Server > database_backup_set.
  3. Right-click the subclient and click Properties.
  4. In the Subclient Properties dialog box, click the Storage Device tab.
  5. On the Deduplication sub-tab, click Enable Deduplication.
  6. Under the Generate Signature on pane, choose whether you want to perform deduplication using resources on the client or on the MediaAgent:
    • To perform deduplication using resources on the client, click On Client.
    • To perform deduplication using resources on the MediaAgent, click On MediaAgent.