• To perform a specific backup on windows, a Zmanda Management Console user need to create a windows template on Zmanda Windows Client (ZWC) and configure it with the Zmanda Management Console (ZMC) Server
  • Zmanda Windows Client backs up data from Microsoft Windows clients to an Amanda backup server. It is compatible with common Microsoft desktop operating systems such as Windows 10, 8, and 7, as well as Vista and XP


  • Zmanda Windows Client (ZWC) needs to be installed on Windows (client) machine. It can be downloaded from


  • Launch ZWC Configuration Utility
  • Enter a template name
  • Click on Add and select the file/ folder that you need to backup. Click OK on the dialog box. Then click on the Add Template button
  • The newly created template will be visible in the Templates drop-down list

Configuring Windows Template on ZMC

  • Log on Zmanda Management Console (ZMC) with valid credentials on the server
  • choose a backup set from the list
  • Click on File Systems and choose Windows Template from the drop-down
  • Fill the Host Name and template name in the ZWC Template column and click on the Add button
  • Windows template DLE is configured with the server

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Please follow the above steps to create a template in Zmanda Windows Client (ZWC) and configure the same on the server. In case you get stuck in the process, kindly contact us and our team will get back to you soon.
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