Datto SaaS Protection for G Suite: Create a new G Suite client for PAX8



This article explains to create a new Datto SaaS Protection for G Suite client in the Datto Partner Portal for PAX8.


  • Datto SaaS Protection for G Suite


Purchase and install Datto SaaS Protection 2.0

Datto recommends performing the following steps in an incognito or private browsing window.

1. Log into the Datto Partner Portal, click Purchasing and Billing from the top menu, then select Store from the drop-down menu.

mceclip1.pngFigure 1: The Datto Partner Portal (click to enlarge)

2. Select SaaS Protection.

Figure 2: Datto Store (click to enlarge)

3. Enter the email or domain name for this purchase (if this is a G Suite domain, the tool will automatically select Datto SaaS Protection for G Suite), and enter the number of seats to purchase.

mceclip0.pngFigure 3: Domain and seat selection (click to enlarge)

5. The store will summarize your selection details and generate a monthly price quote. Click the Deploy SaaS Protection button to confirm your purchase and continue.

Install the Backupify app from the Google Apps Store

1. Open a private browsing or incognito window, then log into G Suite as a super admin user (only super admins will be able to set up a Backupify account). From the G Suite Admin Console, select Apps.  

gsuite_admin1.pngFigure 4: Google Admin Apps (click to enlarge)

2. Click G Suite Marketplace apps.  

gsuite_admin2.pngFigure 5: G Suite Marketplace apps (click to enlarge)

3. Select Add app to Domain Install list

gsuite_admin3.pngFigure 6: Complete the installation (click to enlarge)

4. Search for Backupify Google Apps Backup and select the app from the results.

gsuite_admin4.pngFigure 7: Backupify Google Apps Backup (click to enlarge)

5. Click Domain Install.

gsuite_admin5.pngFigure 8: Domain Install (click to enlarge)

6.  Click Continue

gsuite_admin6.pngFigure 9: Domain-wide install (click to enlarge)

7.  Check "I agree to the application's Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and G Suite Marketplace Terms of Service" and click Accept,  

gsuite_admin7.pngFigure 10: Accept the Terms of Service (click to enlarge) 

8. Proceed through the additional setup and click Done

gsuite_admin8.pngFigure 11: Additional setup (click to enlarge)

9.  When finished, the Backupify Google Apps Backup web app will appear as ON for everyone

gsuite_admin9.pngFigure 12: ON for Everyone (click to enlarge) 

Start backups with Datto SaaS Protection 2.0

1. Log into to the Datto SaaS Protection Dashboard.

Figure 13: Datto SaaS Protection Dashboard (click to enlarge)

6. Click This product is partner-managed on the service you wish to protect, then agree to the terms and conditions. At the prompt, enter your administrator email. The system will launch the onboarding wizard.

The time zone used by Backupify is GMT. This setting is not user-configurable

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