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Registering for the HFS Backup Service

1. Registering for the backup service

Before you can use the HFS backup service you must first register your desktop/laptop/server with the service. You will also need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be an Oxford University staff member or postgraduate with an Oxford (Single Sign-On) username and password.
  • Have a desktop/laptop/server with an operating system that is supported by our backup software.
  • Have read and understood the acceptable use guidelines.

2. Registration process

  1. Go to the HFS Portal
  2. Select Register new node from the Actions menu on the left hand side
  3. You will be taken through the steps necessary to register a new node. For full details see the page on registering a new node in the HFS Portal.
  4. What now?- Now that you have successfully registered a node with the backup service, please proceed to the instructions on download backup client software and then onto installing the backup software onto your machine.

3. Registration - Frequently Asked Questions

Registration FAQs (See all FAQs)

Written by IT Services. Latest revision 29 October 2018