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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.3 - User Guide

Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 User Guide
Administrator Architect Backup
Interface Overview Common Functions
Connecting to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Connecting to Cloud Storage Global and SharePoint Administrators Hyper Backup Creating a Full Backup Creating an Update Backup Creating an Exchange Online Mailbox Backup Creating an Office 365 Group Backup Creating a OneDrive for Business Backup Backup Resume Backup Search Restore from Backup Scheduling Backup Jobs Retention Policies Import/Export Backup Archives Moving the Backup Location Backup Project Conversion
Interface Overview Common Functions
Connecting to Drives Copy Google Drive Copy File Share Copy My Sites to OneDrive for Business Copy Tenant Copy Box Copy Dropbox OneDrive Management Progress Tab Hyper Migration Path Length Overflow
File Manager Informant Migrator
Interface Common Functions
Connect to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Global and SharePoint Administrators Copy Sites Live Compare Copy Lists and Libraries Copy, Move, and Tag SharePoint Content Copy Alerts Pre-Migration Report Azure Turbo Mode In-Place Tagging of SharePoint Items Incremental Copy Nintex Workflow Migration Orphaned Users Copy Preserving Content Authorship and Approve/Reject Statuses Save Site to XML Using Scripts and Integration With Windows Task Scheduler
Profile and Global Variables Public Folders for SharePoint Reporting and Re-Mapping Users and Templates Security Manager Term Store Manager Scripts Wizards Appendix

Include only those items Older than Date: MM/DD/YYYY

When this filter is chosen, the backup will only include items that were modified prior to the date specified and never after it.  Due to this static starting Date and only including items prior, Incremental and Differential updates do not apply to this configuration since the amount of items will not change.

Include only those items Older than Range: n Days/Weeks/Months/Years

When this filter is chosen, the backup will only include items that were modified prior to the specified time range from the start of the backup operation ([Today]) going back.

Enabling Mailbox Backup

The Mailbox Backup feature is automatically disabled in Essentials. In order to continue using this feature, you must manually enable it by doing the following. 


1.Navigate to the Help tab in Essentials. 

2.Select Profile Manager. 

3.Select Hyper Migration/Backup in Profile Manager.

4. Navigate to the "Classic Mailbox Backup" setting. Mark it in order to Enable the feature.

5.Click Apply to apply the changes, and then Close to close the Profile Manager.


Creating an Office 365 Group Backup

Metalogix Backup supports the ability to create a backup of any single, or all, Office 365 Group sites:

1.Press the "To Local Storage" or the "To Cloud Storage" button located in the ribbon. This will generate the Backup Properties screen.
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2.Enter a project name for your Backup, this name will be displayed in the Backup Navigator.
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3.Under the Connection section of the wizard, select "Office 365 Groups" as your Service type.
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4.Enter your Global Administrator username and click the Connect button.
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5.When prompted, enter your Global Administrator password and click Connect.


NOTE: To backup all Office 365 Group sites you will need to enter your Office 365 Global Administrator login and password.  Please note that this Admin user account must have an Exchange Online license assigned to it in order to be successful.

6.You can now select the the Office 365 Groups you wish to backup by either loading a CSV with a list of sites by clicking Load from CSV, or Selecting from your available Office 365 sites by clicking Select from Office 365.
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7.Choose your desired Backup, Retention, and Location options  (Note: a location must be specified in order to continue) and click Finish to begin. For more information about the Backup and Retention options available see the Creating a Full Backup section, for information on how to connect to Cloud storage, see the Connecting to Cloud Storage section.
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