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Install a new Online Backup client

To install the Online Backup client, you must first download the software using one of the following methods.

Method 1:

Download from one of the links below:

X32 click here

X64 click here

Method 2:

1. From the Atera Online Backup Dashboard, click on Manage
2. Then click Download Client
3. Save the file locally, or select Open to run the file immediately after the download completes.

Installation Guide:

Once the download is complete, run the installation file and follow the steps below to complete installation using the Web Setup Wizard.

Language Settings
1. Select the Language to use during installation
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2. Click Next
Personal access
3. Enter Device Name


4. Enter Password
5. Click Next

Note: You can find the Device name and Password in the Online Backup Dashboard client.


Security code
Note: The security code enables the client to access, store, and restore files through the Online Backup client.
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Note: The security code is encrypted and is NOT accessible by any third party, including Atera. Files cannot be retrieved or accessed if the security code is lost or forgotten.

6. Select the Encryption method

There are 3 levels of encryption supported:

  • AES-128
  • AES-256
  • Blowfish-443
7. Enter Security Code
8. Confirm Security Code
9. Click Next
Schedule your backup
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10. Set the Start Time for daily backups
11. Click Next
Report via email
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12. Enter the Email address to receive daily reports to
Automatic file selection for backup
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13. Specify the files you want to backup using the checkboxes
14. Click Done
15. Click Finish
The DataShield Online Backup Client is installed.
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