Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365: Reauthorizing with the Office 365 global administrator



This article will walk through reauthorizing the Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365 with the global administrator.  


  • Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365
  • Office 365 Admin portal


This process could adversely impact your backups if not completed properly and should only be used when directed to by Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection support.

1. Log in to the Office 365 admin portal using the global administrator and select Azure Active Directory

azure_active_directory.pngFigure 1: Azure Active Directory (click to enlarge)

2. Select Enterprise applications→All applications→Backupify

Azure2.pngFigure 2: Enterprise applications (click to enlarge)

3. Select Properties→Delete.

Azure3.pngFigure 3: Delete (click to enlarge)

4. Log in to Backupify/Datto SaaS Protection as any admin.


Figure 4: Log In (click to enlarge)

5. Navigate to Seat ManagementSites.

o365_select_site_manager.pngFigure 5: Seat Management (click to enlarge)

6. Click Refresh.

o365_site_manager_refresh.pngFigure 6: Site Management (click to enlarge)

7. A Re-Authorization Needed prompt will appear. Review and click Begin when you have Global Administrator credentials for the Office 365 tenant.

SP_Reauth_Prompt.pngFigure 7: Re-authorization needed (click to enlarge)

8. Log in using the Office 365 tenant's Global Administrator.

Figure 8: Global administrator login (click to enlarge)

9.  Completing this process will return Backupify administrators to the Status page or the Partner Portal for Datto SaaS Protection.  The authorization can be verified by returning to Seat Management→Sites.

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