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Configure device backup settings in CrashPlan for Small Business

Who is this article for?

CrashPlan Cloud
CrashPlan for Small Business

Find your product plan in the Code42 console on the Account menu.
Not a CrashPlan for Small Business customer? Search or browse Incydr and Instructor or CrashPlan Cloud.

Instructor, yes.

Incydr Professional, Enterprise, Horizon, and Gov F2, no.

Incydr Basic, Advanced, and Gov F1, no.

CrashPlan Cloud, no.

Retired product plans, no.

CrashPlan for Small Business, yes.

Overview

This article outlines how to use the Code42 console to define end-user device backup settings for CrashPlan for Small Business.

Configuring these settings allows you to fine-tune many aspects of collecting files for data protection, including:

  • User device settings related to timing of backups, CPU usage, and bandwidth allocation
  • Specific file paths and file types to include or exclude from backups
  • Timing and thresholds for sending alerts
  • Network bandwidth limits

Videos

Watch the video below for an overview of device backup settings. 

Watch the video below to learn about the general device backup settings. 

 

Considerations

Most options in this article require administrative privileges to configure.

 

Set device defaults

To apply device backup settings to all devices:

  1. From the Code42 console, select Device Backup.
  2. Select from the tabs to configure specific settings.
  3. Click Push Push button to apply a setting to user devices.
    Small Business Device Backup settings

Set device-level settings

To apply device backup settings to an individual device:

  1. From the Code42 console, go to Devices > Active.
  2. Select a device.
  3. Click the action menu in the upper-right corner.Small Business device settings
  4. Select Edit.
  5. Select from the tabs to configure specific settings.