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How to Set Up Service Account for OneDrive for Business Data Sources

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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.

Before Getting Started

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.
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