Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection: Roles and permissions

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This article discusses the roles you can assign Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection users, and the permissions for each role.

Environment

  • Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for G Suite
  • Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365

Description

Roles are a templated group of access permissions you can assign to a user based on their intended function. Available roles may vary based on the version of Backupify you use, and the service you are protecting.

Index

  • Backupify/Datto SaaS protection 1.0 roles
    • G Suite
    • Office 365
  • Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 roles

Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 1.0 roles

In Backupify/Datto SaaS protection 1.0 roles differ depending on whether you are protecting G Suite or Office 365.

G Suite

Role Permissions Restrictions Description
Super Admin
  • full admin privileges
  • account creator and owner
  • cannot cancel accounts from within UI
  • there can only be one Super Admin on the account
  • On account creation, the  domain owner will be the Super Admin 
Admin 
  •  admin privileges
  •  cannot add services or change billing information
  • cannot add admins
  • cannot add subdomains
 
Helpdesk
  • has access to search metadata
  • can initiate a backup and restore for any user
  • can restore data to the person who owns the data
  • cannot view metadata content
  • cannot transfer data to anyone who is not the original owner
  • cannot add or remove users
 

 

Office 365

Role Permissions Restrictions Description
Super Admin
  • full admin privileges
  • can change billing information
  • can remove users
  • cannot cancel accounts from within UI
  • there can only be one Super Admin on the account
  • On account creation, the  domain owner will be the Super Admin 

Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 roles

In Backupify/Datto SaaS protection 2.0, roles are the same for both G Suite and Office 365.

Role Permissions Restrictions Description
Super Admin
  • full admin privileges
  • account creator and owner
  • cannot cancel accounts from within UI
  • there can only be one Super Admin on the account
  • On account creation, the  domain owner will be the Super Admin 
General Admin 
  •  most admin privileges
  •  cannot add services
  • cannot change billing information
  • cannot add additional admins
 

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