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


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)

Verify API setup

1. Log into the G Suite Admin console and click Security. 

2. In Security, select API reference.

mceclip0.pngFigure 5: The G Suite admin Security tab (click to enlarge)

3. select the Enable API Access check box. Click Save Changes when finished. 

mceclip4.pngFigure 6: The API reference window (click to enlarge) 

Verify the Drive API is enabled

1. In the Google Apps Admin console, navigate to Apps → G Suite  Drive and Docs  Features and Applications.

2. Ensure the Allow Users to Access Google Drive with the Drive SDK API box is checked. Click Save Changes when finished.

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 7: 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 8: 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 9: The Backupify signup screen (click to enlarge)

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

Figure_7.pngFigure 10: 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 11: The Backupify login page (click to enlarge)

6. The Onboarding Wizard will open. Click Continue.

Figure_9.pngFigure 12: The Onboarding Wizard (click to enlarge)

7. Choose the geographically appropriate storage region.

Figure_10.pngFigure 13: Choose the storage region (click to enlarge)

8. Select how long you would like Backupify to retain your backed-up data. You cannot change this setting after the initial backup.

mceclip1.pngFigure 14: Choose the data retention time (click to enlarge)

9. On the User Management screen, choose Select which accounts you would like to back up to manually add users from the list. Choose Upload CSV to import a spreadsheet of users. After selecting users, click Save.

You can also add users with additional selection options once the account is set up, so it is possible to continue without selecting any users at this point.

Trial accounts are limited to a max of 500 users. Attempting to upload a CSV with more than 500 users will fail.

mceclip2.pngFigure 15: Select accounts (click to enlarge)

The Backupify setup process is now complete. Click Finish to exit the wizard and go to the Backupify dashboard. Backupify will take initial backups and protect your G Suite instance.

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

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