Who is this article for?
CrashPlan for Small Business, no.
Code42 for Enterprise, yes.
Link: Product plans and features.
This article applies to version 5.
Other available versions:
The menu bar offers OS X users quick access to basic Code42 CrashPlan operations.
If you are using version 5.1.x or later of the CrashPlan app, see the reference guide for the Notification Area And Menu Bar App instead.
Version 5 is no longer supported. See the Code42 app reference for the latest version of this content.
Launch the menu bar
If the CrashPlan icon is not visible in the menu bar, launch it from the CrashPlan app.
Menu bar options
To access the menu bar options, click the CrashPlan icon in the top right of the screen.
|a||Backup status details||Indicates backup in progress or when the next backup is scheduled to occur. Click the "i" icon to show or hide details about the number and size of files being backed up.|
|b||Backup progress||Indicates completion status of backup.|
Starts or pauses backup to the destination.
|d||Pause||Sets a temporary time period to pause backups and downloads, ranging from one hour to one day. You can't download or back up files while the Code42 service is paused.|
|e||Show Code42 CrashPlan...||Opens the CrashPlan app.|
|f||Manage account online...||Opens your account settings in the administration console.|
|g||Preferences...||Sets preferences for menu bar appearance and behavior.|
|h||Quit||Quits the CrashPlan app and the CrashPlan menu bar.|
Menu bar preferences
To access menu bar preferences, click the CrashPlan icon in the menu bar and select Preferences.
|a||Startup||Selected - Launches the CrashPlan menu bar when you log in to your device.
Deselected - Requires you to launch the CrashPlan menu bar from the desktop.
|b||Transfer Rate||Effective - Displays transfer rate that includes compression and data de-duplication.
Actual - Displays transfer rate without accounting for compression and data de-duplication.