Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection: Create a Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite client in Canada/EMEA/APAC



This article describes the process for onboarding EMEA/APAC clients onto Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite.


  • Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite - EMEA
  • Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite - APAC
  • Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite - Canada


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 Console, select Apps.  

gsuite_admin1.pngFigure 1: Google Admin Apps (click to enlarge)

2. Click G Suite Marketplace apps.  

gsuite_admin2.pngFigure 2: G Suite Marketplace apps (click to enlarge)

3. Select Add app to Domain Install list

gsuite_admin3.pngFigure 3: Complete the installation (click to enlarge)

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

gsuite_admin4.pngFigure 4: Backupify Google Apps Backup (click to enlarge)

5. Click Domain Install.

gsuite_admin5.pngFigure 5: Domain Install (click to enlarge)

6.  Click Continue

gsuite_admin6.pngFigure 6: 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 7: Accept the Terms of Service (click to enlarge) 

8. Proceed through the additional setup and click Done

gsuite_admin8.pngFigure 8: Additional setup (click to enlarge)

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

gsuite_admin9.pngFigure 9: ON for Everyone (click to enlarge)

 Verify API setup

1. Log in to the Google Admin console and click the Main Menu on the top-left.

gsuite_admin10.pngFigure 10: Main Menu (click to enlarge) 

2. In Security, select API controls.

gsuite_admin11.pngFigure 11: Select API controls (click to enlarge)


gsuite_admin12.pngFigure 12: App access control (click to enlarge) 

4. Confirm that the Access for Backupify is listed as Trusted.

gsuite_admin13.pngFigure 13: Trusted apps (click to enlarge)

Verify Drive API is enabled

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

2. Make sure to check the Allow Users to Access Google Drive with the Drive SDK API box. Click Save Changes when finished.

Other things to verify

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

  • Verify that you enabled 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.

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

 Signing up for Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite

1. Navigate to the Datto Partner Portal, click the Purchasing & Billing tab, then select Store from the drop-down menu.

mceclip6.pngFigure 9: The Datto Partner Portal (click to enlarge)

2. Select SaaS Protection.

You do not need to click Checkout. Once you click SaaS Protection, you will be redirected to the SaaS Store.

mceclip7.pngFigure 10: The Datto Store (click to enlarge)

3. Select the O365 tab, then click the Sign Up for Office 365 Backup button.

If you are purchasing G Suite, you will have the option to update your purchase later in this workflow.

mceclip8.pngFigure 11: The Datto SaaS Protection store (click to enlarge)

4. Click the Purchase New SaaS Protection O365 Account button.

mceclip9.pngFigure 12: The Office 365 purchase button (click to enlarge)

5. Enter your Organization's Name, click the G Suite button, then click CONTINUE TO ONBOARDING.

The CONTINUE TO ONBOARDING button may not be visible because the footer note might be covering it. If you're experiencing this issue, press the Enter key on your keyboard, or use your browser zoom function and increase the screen's display area.

mceclip10.pngFigure 13: The product selection confirmation screen (click to enlarge)

After you have completed this step, you will be directed to the Backupify onboarding wizard.

Completing the onboarding wizard to finalize the Datto SaaS Protection setup

1. Authorize Backupify to access and back up your G Suite data by clicking the AUTHORIZE button.

mceclip11.pngFigure 14: The onboarding wizard (click to enlarge)

2. Select the appropriate Storage Region from the drop-down menu, then click NEXT.

mceclip12.pngFigure 15: The onboarding wizard- storage region (click to enlarge)

3. Finalize the onboarding wizard by clicking FINISH.

mceclip13.pngFigure 16: The onboarding wizard- finalize (click to enlarge)

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