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This article applies to Code42 for Enterprise version 4.

Other available versions:

Version 6 | Version 5icon.qnmark.png

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Remove a backup destination

This article applies to Code42 for Enterprise version 4.

Other available versions:

Version 6 | Version 5icon.qnmark.png

Overview

This article provides step-by-step instructions for removing a backup destination. You should remove a backup destination when:

  • A destination computer is no longer available for backup
  • You want to remove all of the files backed up to a destination from your backup archive

Considerations

Removing Backup Destinations
Removing a backup destination permanently deletes
all backup files stored on the destination. This cannot be reversed.

Remove a computer destination

Use the following steps to remove a computer destination and delete the archive stored on that computer:
  1. Open the CrashPlan app and go to Destinations
  2. Select Computers
  3. Click the name of the computer you want to remove
  4. Click Remove Backup ArchiveRemove computer
  5. Read the warning message carefully and confirm that you want to remove the selected destinationremove_folder_confirm.png
Deactivating a computer
Clicking Deactivate Computer deletes any record of the computer from your account and deletes all backup files at all destinations. Once confirmed, this decision cannot be reversed.

Remove a folder destination

Use the following steps to remove a folder destination and delete the archive stored there:

  1. Open the CrashPlan app and go to Destinations
  2. Select Folders
  3. Click the name of the folder you want to remove
  4. Click Remove Backup ArchiveRemove folder destination
  5. Read the warning message carefully and confirm that you want to remove the selected destination
    Remove folder destination warning
  6. If the folder is an external drive that isn't currently connected to the computer, click Delete to completely remove the folder destination

Remove a cloud destination

Use the following steps to remove the CrashPlan Central destination and delete the archive stored on the server:

  1. Open the CrashPlan app and go to Destinations
  2. Select Cloud
  3. Click the name of the destination you want to remove (e.g., CrashPlan Central)
  4. Click Remove Backup ArchiveRemove cloud destination
  5. Read the warning message carefully and confirm that you want to remove the selected destination

Remove cloud destination warning