Add an Existing Repository (VG Server)

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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 a repository in the preview through VG Server, previously created and deleted from the list.

Please Note: For adding existing repository through Visual Guard Server, Visual Guard service must be configured in private mode only.

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


    • Select Add repository option from File Menu
  • 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 repository type.
  • Select option (A) from the screen to create a repository through Visual Guard Server.
  • Click “Next >”  to provide the URL of the Repository under which the existing repository exists; the Repository Location Selection screen will be displayed. 
  • Specify the server location in the option (A).

Please Note: You can provide the URL with both TCP or HTTP service.

Visual Guard Server URL with TCP Service:

Visual Guard Server URL with HTTP Service:

  • Click “Finish” to complete the Repository Creation Process.
  • Visual Guard will automatically use the Repository Name used last to create the repository.
  • You can rename the repository on the Visual Guard Console once the creation process is complete.
  • 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 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 password.
  • The following repository related details will be displayed in the main area.

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