The following article will provide a guideline on how to configure your SharePoint backup within CloudAlly, if you have not already gone through the initial setup of CloudAlly, please use the guide here.
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Stage 1 - Creating the Backup task for SharePoint
- Select "Add A New Backup Task", then select SharePoint.
- Enter your backup name and enter your SharePoint URL, this looks something like (yourdomain.sharepoint.com).
- Select "Authenticate" then log in using your backup account which you created for SharePoint in this guide.
Stage 2 - Configuring the SharePoint Task
- On the Homepage a new backup has been created, click the backup to configure its settings.The connected bar shows that connection has been successful to SharePoint.
- The backup frequency can be set in this page.
- It is recommended to select "Automatically Activate new sites" this will detect when a new SharePoint site is created and add it to the daily backup
- Selecting "Retain auto-archived backups for (x) days before deleting" will automatically archive backups if a site is deleted.
Stage 3 - Activating the Backup Task for SharePoint
Once you have configured the backup settings you need to Activate them in order to begin backing up data.
- Select all accounts which you wish to be backed up
- Click Action > Activate in the top-right corner, these accounts will then be backed up when the scheduled backup is ran.
- Alternatively, an immediate backup can be performed by selecting Action > Backup Now.
Your SharePoint backup has now been activated! If you wish to backup other services such as OneDrive or Teams, please see the guides below:
CloudAlly - OneDrive Deployment Guide
CloudAlly - Teams Deployment Guide