Desktop Agent terminology

The following terms are used in the DLO documentation:

Table: DLO terminology




The desktop or laptop computer on which the Desktop Agent runs.

Desktop Agent

The DLO program that runs on desktop and laptop computers, and its user interface.

desktop user data folder

A folder on the desktop in which backup files are stored for offline availability.

network user data folder

A folder on a network file server where your backup data is stored.


Specifies detailed configuration settings for Desktop Agent operation. Profiles are assigned to groups of similar desktop users.


The process of maintaining the current revision of a given file on more than one desktop.

Automated User Assignment

Assigns a profile and a Storage Location to the desktop user when the Desktop Agent is first installed on a desktop.

A full glossary of DLO terms is available.