How Do I Install and Set up Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite Via the SaaS Store?

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How do I install and set up Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite via the SaaS Store?

Environment

  • Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite (US/CAN/EMEA/APAC)

Answer

Install the Backupify 2.0 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 page, scroll to down to More Cloud-Based Apps and click Browse Now.

Figure 1: The G Suite Apps page (click to enlarge)

2. In the Marketplace, search for Backupify, then click the icon to install.

Figure 2: Install the Backupify app (click to enlarge)

3. Click through the installation wizard to complete the installation.

Figure_4.pngFigure 3: Complete the installation (click to enlarge)

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.

Figure 4: The Datto Partner Portal (click to enlarge)

2. Select SaaS Protection.

Figure 5: 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.

Figure 6: Domain and seat selection (click to enlarge)

4. On the same screen, under Configure Service Subscription, select the retention type:

  • Time-based Retention stores all data in the Datto Cloud for one year from the time of the data's initial backup as a default setting
  • Infinite Cloud Retention keeps all date in the Datto Cloud indefinitely

When finished, click the Generate Quote button.

Figure 7: Retention plan 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. 

Start backups with Datto SaaS Protection 2.0

1. Log into to the Datto SaaS Protection Dashboard.


Figure 8: 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. You will now be taken to the onboarding wizard. 

The timezone in Backupify is set to GMT by default. This setting is not configurable within Backupify.
Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 does not support two-factor authentication at this time.

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