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Installing Syncrify on Windows

The following section demonstrates how to install the Syncrify server on any supported Microsoft Windows machine. This article does not apply to the Syncrify Client installation. Click here to learn about installing Syncrify on a client machine.

Steps to install Syncrify

  1. First, download the Syncrify Server from here.
  2. Extract setup.exe from the downloaded file and double click it to run
  3. The following screen shots are displayed during installation.

  4. Once Syncrify is installed, a web server will automatically start in the background. When you click finish, the installer will start a web browser and will try to connect to


    Notice the URL says "localhost", which means you are connecting to the local machine. If the browser is successfully able to display the welcome screen that means Syncrify is correctly installed and is running.

  5. Click the right arrow to proceed to the next screen. Specify a password on the next screen. You will need this password whenever you want to connect as admin.

    Aside from admin password, this screen contains a check box for restricting the admin account to localhost. When this box is checked, no one will be able to connect to Syncrify using the admin account from any other machine even if they know the password.

  6. Next, specify the email address of the administrator. It is important you specify this information correctly. Since Syncrify runs in the background, the only way for it to communicate to you is via emails.

  7. Finally, the last setup screen is displayed. This screen displays the URL you need to connect to the web interface from any other machine.

  8. The main authentication screen is displayed once the setup is complete. To login, specify admin as the user ID and the password you created during setup.

  9. Finally a registration screen is displayed.


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