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Barracuda Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

OneDrive for Business Deployment

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This article applies to Barracuda Cloud-to-Cloud Backup and Microsoft OneDrive for Business.

Depending on the plan and version of Office 365 you are running, some configuration settings may have a slightly different setup path.

Configure Service Account

In order for Barracuda Cloud-to-Cloud Backup to access OneDrive user accounts for backup, you must create a new service account with administrative privileges.

To create a new service account:

  1. Log into your Office 365 Management Panel using an account with administrative privileges, and click users and groups in the left pane.
  2. click the symbol to create a new account.
  3. In the details page, enter the details for the new service account, and click next.
  4. In the settings page, select Yes to assign administrator permissions, and from the drop-down menu, select Global administrator. Optionally, you can add an alternate email address and location. Click next.
  5. In the assign licenses page, make no changes. Click next.
  6. In the send results in email page, click Create. The service account details are sent to the admin.
  7. To activate the account, log into your Office 365 Management Panel using the new service account, and update the password.

To set up OneDrive for Business backup:

  1. Log into Barracuda Backup, and select the Cloud-to-Cloud Backup Source in the left pane.
  2. In the Status page, click OneDrive for Business:
  3. The Data Sources page displays.  Click Add a Cloud Provider, and enter the following details:
    1. In the Cloud Provider description field, enter a name to represent the data source.
    2. From the Cloud Provider Type drop-down menu, select Microsoft Office 365.
    3. Click Save.
  4. The Add a Cloud Data Source page displays:
    1. From the Data Type drop-down menu, select OneDrive for Business.
    2. In the Your OneDrive URL field, enter the first part of your OneDrive for Business URL; the URL is available once you log in to OneDrive for Business. Note that the https://portion is not required.
      For example, type: mydomain-my.sharepoint.com

    3. Click Authorize.
    4. If you are not currently logged in to the OneDrive for Business account, the Microsoft login page displays:
    5. Enter your OneDrive for Business administrator login information, and click Sign in.
  5. The Edit OneDrive for Business page displays.
    1. Enter a name to identify the data source in the Data Description field.
    2. In the Add to schedule section, click the drop-down menu, and then click Add New:
  6. The Add New Schedule dialog box displays. Enter a name to represent the schedule:
  7. Click OK. The Edit OneDrive for Business page is updated with the new schedule name.
  8. Click Save. The Edit Backup Schedule page displays.
  9. In the Items to Back Up section:
    1. Select individual items to back up, or 
    2. To back up everything on OneDrive, click Apply to all computers and data sources for this Barracuda Backup Cloud Service.
  10. In the Schedule Timeline section, select the day you want the schedule to run.
  11. In the Daily Backup Timeline, specify the time of day the schedule is to run:
  12. Click Save. OneDrive is backed up based on your data source and schedule settings.
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