Revolving around the core of technology
|Integrated client||Syncrify client|
|Availability||Since v1.0||Since v3.3|
|Triggering mechanism||Integrated with the scheduler on operating system.||Triggered by a service that is constantly running in the background.|
|Auto updates||User must run Updater utility to update to the new version of Syncrify client.||When Syncrify server is upgraded to a new build, clients update themselves automatically. No human interaction is required.|
|Remote control||Not available||A backup can be triggered from Syncrify server's web interface. Clients can disable this feature by clicking Options under the Tools menu.
Besides running remote backups, administrators can also send logs from the client machine to any email address. This is the recommended way of sending client logs to our support department. Click here for details.
|Visual indication||Users see a small window when a backup is run. This window can be hidden when the scheduler is run as a different user account.||Starting from v3.5, a status viewer application can display the status of backups running in the background. No visual indication is displayed in v3.3 and v3.4|
|User account||Backups run using the Logon Account specified when configuring the scheduler. This user must have permission to access files that need to be backed up.||Backups run using under the account that runs the service, which by default is the "System" account. This user typically has permission to access private files of every user on the machine.|