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Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 2.7 - User Guide

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Restoring Office365 Groups Classic Backup

The following are instructions for restoring Office 365 Groups from a specific backup:

1.Navigate to the backup, You can access the Restore wizard by either right-clicking on the selected username and selecting the "Restore" option
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Or you can access the Restore Wizard by selecting "To Original Location" in the Restore section of the Ribbon.
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2.This will start a restore membership content job.

Classic Mailbox Backup

Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 Backup is a simple and easy to use backup tool that empowers administrators and power users to efficiently backup, archive, and restore their content from SharePoint, Office 365 SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business sites, and Exchange Online mailboxes (when licensed).  With Metalogix Backup, you can quickly retrieve individual items or entire sites.

·Site Backup: Backup and extract site collections, sites, lists and libraries, documents and versions, permissions, views, column groups, fields, terms, and content types in SharePoint or Office 365.

·OneDrive for Business Backup:  Backup and extract content, versions and SharePoint permissions from one or more users' OneDrive for Business Documents library within your Office 365 tenant.

·Exchange Online Mailbox Backup:  Backup and extract messages, folders, calendar events, tasks and more from one or more users' Exchange Online Mailboxes within your Office 365 tenant. This feature is automatically disabled and must be manually enabled.

·Cloud Storage: Backup and Restore to/from Azure and Amazon S3

·Extract: Extract legacy or orphaned content from SharePoint and Office 365 to a file system based on specific search and filter criteria of your choice.

·Restore: Restore content to existing SharePoint or Office 365 site collections, sites, list and libraries, and folders without rolling back the entire SharePoint farm. (Cannot be used for Migration.  Choose Metalogix Essentials for Office 365 migration for the best results)

·Ensure High Availability: Access critical content and ensure continuous 24x7 business operations in Office 365 and other hosted environments in the event of a service interruption through local backups.

·Rapid Item Level Restore: Granularly restore selected SharePoint items from the local backup copy with the option to include metadata, versions, and authorship properties.

·Schedule Backups: Use Windows scheduler to run full or incremental backups from PowerShell or the command line as a part of larger batch jobs.

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NOTE: As with any Backup solution, it is strongly recommended that you thoroughly test the solution in a non-production environment prior to running any operations against your production data. Make note of all backed up and restored objects, their behavior, the process itself, scheduled operations as well as the results. If at any time you have additional questions about objects and functionality, please open a ticket with support for additional information.

Creating Mailbox Classic Backup

Metalogix Backup supports the ability to create a backup of any single user's Exchange Online Mailbox or all users' Exchange Online Mailboxes across your Office 365 tenant (when licensed).
 

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NOTE: Mailbox Backup is Disabled by default, please see the Enabling Mailbox Backup section for instructions on how to enable this feature.

 
To create a backup for all or several user Exchange Online Mailboxes in your Office 365 tenant:

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 Mailboxes" 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.

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NOTE: To backup all users' Exchange Online mailboxes 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.

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NOTE: Claims based and multi-factor authentication is not supported for Exchange Online connections.

6.You can choose to "Include all Office 365 Mailboxes", which will create a backup of all Office 365 Mailboxes, or you can select to specify which Office 365 Mailboxes you wish to backup by either loading a list from a CSV file (by clicking Load from CSV), or selecting from a list provided 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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To create a backup for a single user's Exchange Online Mailboxes in your Office 365 tenant:

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 Mailbox" as your Service type.
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4.Next, enter the email address of the mailbox you wish to backup.
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NOTE: To backup another user's mailbox, you will need explicit permissions to their mailbox or use an Office 365 Global Admin login when prompted.  Please note that this Admin user account must have an Exchange Online license assigned to it in order to be successful.

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NOTE: Claims based and multi-factor authentication is not supported for Exchange Online connections.

5.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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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, and Select Profile Manager. 
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2.Select the Migartion tab within Profile Manager.

3. Navigate to the Hyper Mode Settings portion, and select the option in order to Enable the feature.
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4.When exiting the profile manager, make sure you confirm that you would like to save your changes when the pop-up asks.

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