Add an Existing Repository (File system)

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Please Note: Deleting a repository from the list means it will not appear anymore in the Winconsole. This is different from the option “remove repository” which allows you to totally erase a repository from your system.

This section shows how to add in the preview a file repository, previously created and deleted from the list.

  • Access the VG Win Console application using the path Start > All Programs > Novalys > Visual Guard > Visual Guard Console
  • The VG Win Console will open.
  • Access the Add Repository option using one of the options below:
    • Select Add repository option from File Menu (A)


    • Right click on the ‘Visual Guard Console’ in the Left Navigation Panel and select Add repository option from the Popup Menu. (B)


    • Click “Add repository…”  (C)
  • The Repository Creation Wizard screen will be displayed as shown below:
  • The wizard will automatically walk you through the repository creation.
  • Click “Next >” to access the Next screen.
  • Select the highlighted option (A) from the screen to create a repository using an existing repository.
  • Click “Next >” to select a repository type.
  • Select option (A) from the screen to create a File Repository.
  • Click “Next >” to select the path of the Repository under which the existing repository exists; the Repository Location Selection screen will be displayed. 
  • Select the path where the repository is to be created by clicking “…”  (A).
  • This will be the location where the existing repository is stored.
  • The selected path will be displayed in the highlighted section as shown below.
  • The Authentication Mode selected for the existing repository will automatically be used for the new repository.
  • Click “Finish” to complete the Repository Creation Process.
  • The Repository will be displayed in the Left Navigation Panel as well as the Main Section on the Visual Guard Console.
  • To access the repository, click on the option (A).
  • The following screen will open and allow you to authenticate and access the repository.
  • Select the Authentication Mode and specify the username and the password.
  • The following repository related details will be displayed in the main area.

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