Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365: How does reporting work for Office 365?

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This article explains Reporting in Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365. Use this article as a guide when running reports on your account.

Environment

  • Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365

Description

Navigating to the reporting page

Click the Admin tab at the top of the Backupify dashboard, then select Reporting from the drop-down menu.

mceclip0.pngFigure 1: The Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 Domain Administration page (click to enlarge)

Running a report

1. On the Reporting page, use the Event Class radio buttons to run the report on system events or user actions. If you choose User Actions, you must enter a user name in the User field. 

2. Use the Date Range calendar to specify the report's start and end times.

3. Using the drop-down menus to specify the following parameters:

  • Event type: This menu lets you specify the action taken in the event. These can be backups, exports, restores, or user management actions.
  • Status: This parameter lets you search for all events, successes, or failures.
  • Application: This option lets you choose the service type (Office 365 or G Suite) as well as the application within that service. 
  • User: This field lets you run the report on a specific user name. 

Select All in the drop-down menus to include all report information for the parameter.

mceclip1.pngFigure 2: Reporting page options (click to enlarge)

Reporting results

Use the buttons at the bottom of the Reporting page options to choose your report presentation. You can select from the following options:

Summarize

This option shows your report data as a graphical summary by hourly event, by daily event, and by item.

mceclip2.pngFigure 3: A Report run by using the Summarize option (click to enlarge)

View

The View option presents the report as a detailed list.

mceclip3.pngFigure 4: A report run by using the Summarize option (click to enlarge)

Download CSV

The Download CSV option will download the report as comma-separated values, which you can open in a spreadsheet application. 

mceclip4.pngFigure 5: A report downloaded as a CSV and opened in a spreadsheet application (click to enlarge)

Accounts upgraded to Datto SaaS Protection/Backupify 2.0

Accounts updated from legacy Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection to Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection 2.0 will still have legacy reports available for scheduling, but they will no longer provide useful information, as the legacy platform is no longer backing up the domain. For upgraded accounts, be sure to use the 2.0 reporting, as shown in figure 1. 


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