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Activating SharePoint or OneDrive Backups


Using your Office 365 Site Collection admin credentials, you can activate backups for SharePoint Online Team Site, Public Site, Private Site Collections and OneDrive for Business Sites. To begin, from the Backups page click on “Activate a new backup” and then click on the SharePoint or OneDrive line.

Note: If you use multi-factor authentication with Office 365, you will need to create an App password through the Office 365 portal and use it to authenticate your CloudAlly backups.

Activating a SharePoint Backup

Enter your Site Collection Admin user name and password. Enter the SharePoint high-level URL (yourdomain.sharepoint.com) in the SharePoint URL field. Click start to continue.

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Note: CloudAlly will automatically assign admin permission to SharePoint sites when using a SharePoint Admin account.

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The screen will refresh and you will see a list of all related SharePoint sites for your tenant. You can click on “Activate All” in the upper right to activate backups for all SharePoint sites, or select the individual sites you want to backup by clicking on the arrow icon to the right of each site URL.

You can also add sites manually if needed by clicking on “Add Site” in the upper right and then entering the individual SharePoint URL.

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Activating a OneDrive Backup

Enter your Site Collection Admin user name and password. Enter the OneDrive high-level URL (yourdomain-my.sharepoint.com) in the OneDrive URL field. Click start to continue.

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Note: CloudAlly will automatically assign admin permission to the OneDrive sites when using a SharePoint Admin account.

The screen will refresh and you will see a list of all related SharePoint sites for your tenant. You can click on “Activate All” in the upper right to activate backups for all SharePoint sites, or select the individual sites you want to backup by clicking on the arrow icon to the right of each site URL.

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You can also add sites manually if needed by clicking on “Add Site” in the upper right and then entering the individual SharePoint URL.

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Updated on November 13, 2018

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