Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection: How do I set up Backupify 2.0 for G Suite?



How do I set up Backupify 2.0 for G Suite?


  • Backupify 2.0 for G Suite


Datto recommends performing the steps in this article in an incognito or private session in your browser.
This process is not for Datto Partners. For help with creating Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection clients, see the Additional Resources section below

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 can set up a Backupify account). From the G Suite Admin page, choose Apps.

mceclip3.pngFigure 1: Choose Apps from the G Suite admin page (click to enlarge)

2. Click the Plus sign (+) to add Marketplace apps.

Figure_2.pngFigure 2: Add Marketplace apps (click to enlarge)

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

Figure_3.pngFigure 3: The G Suite Marketplace (click to enlarge)

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

Figure_4.pngFigure 4: Complete the installation (click to enlarge)


Other things to verify

  • Make sure to enable Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection application for all organizational units within the domain.

  • Make sure to enable the Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection application for all users you are trying to add.

  • Make sure you are not trying to add users under a subdomain.

  • Ensure API access and data access are enabled.

  • Check if your domain is a subdomain of a larger primary domain.

Purchase and install Backupify 2.0

1. In your browser, open a new tab in a private browsing or incognito window and navigate to the Backupify homepage, then click the Try Backupify Free button in the upper right-hand corner. 

mceclip0.pngFigure 5: The Backupify homepage (click to enlarge)

2. In the Select a Backupify Product window, click G Suite. The question "Are you a super admin?" will appear. Select Yes from the drop-down menu.

mceclip1.pngFigure 6: Select product and verify Super Admin permissions (click to enlarge)

3. You will see the Backupify signup screen. Fill out the information, making sure to input the email address you used to log into your Google environment.

mceclip2.pngFigure 7: The Backupify signup screen (click to enlarge)

4. On the next screen, click login to log into your trial account.

Figure_7.pngFigure 8: Log into your trial account (click to enlarge)

5. On the Backupify login page, enter the credentials that you created into the Backupify Credentials section.

Figure_8.pngFigure 9: The Backupify login page (click to enlarge)

6. The Onboarding Wizard will open. Click Continue.

Figure_9.pngFigure 10: The Onboarding Wizard (click to enlarge)

7. Choose the geographically appropriate storage region.

Figure_10.pngFigure 11: Choose the storage region (click to enlarge)

8. The tenant is now protected. Click the OK button to auto-add all users. When you are done, click the Finish button. 

Screen_Shot_2020-04-03_at_3.46.02_PM.pngFigure 12: Choose the data retention time (click to enlarge)

9. The system will take you to the Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection dashboard, and begin taking initial backups.

The time zone in Backupify uses GMT. You cannot configure it for a different region.

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