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



Installing Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 for G Suite

1. Open a private browser or an incognito window, navigate to G Suite's homepage, then click the Sign in button at the top-right corner of the page.

mceclip0.pngFigure 1: G Suite homepage (click to enlarge)

2. Enter your company Domain and select Admin Console from the drop-down menu labeled Access To. Then, click GO.

mceclip1.pngFigure 2: G Suite homepage (click to enlarge)

3. You will be directed to the G Suite admin dashboard. From the dashboard, click Browse now under the box labeled G Suite Marketplace.

mceclip2.pngFigure 3: The admin dashboard (click to enlarge)

4. You will be redirected to the G Suite Marketplace page. Click the search bar at the top, then search for Backupify.

mceclip3.pngFigure 4: The G Suite Marketplace page (click to enlarge)

5. Click the Backupify application from your search results, then on the next screen, click INSTALL to launch the installation wizard.

mceclip4.pngFigure 5: The G Suite Marketplace page (click to enlarge)

6. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation wizard. As you go through the steps, be sure to set the Backupify app to On for Everyone.

mceclip5.pngFigure 6: The installation wizard (click to enlarge)

Verify API setup

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

2. In Security, select API Reference.

Figure 7: G Suite Admin Security tab (click to enlarge)

3. Make sure to check the API Access Enabled box. Click Save Changes when finished. 

Figure 8: The API Reference window (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.

  • Ensure API access and data access enabled.

  • 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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