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Code42 for EnterpriseSee product plans and features
CrashPlan for Small Business 

CrashPlan for Small Business, no.

Code42 for Enterprise, yes.

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This article applies to app versions 6, 7, and 8.

Code42 Support

Sign up with newly deployed Code42 app


Your Code42 administrator may have deployed a Code42 app to your device. And that app may open on your desktop and prompt you to sign up for a backup account. Follow the instructions in this article.


This article describes deployment tools available to Code42 apps version 6.5 and later

Sign up

Sign up for your Code42 account by following the instructions below. For more information, contact the administrator of your Code42 environment.

On Windows and Mac, apps open automatically
On Windows and Mac, the Code42 app automatically opens on your desktop. Linux users, run this command:/usr/local/crashplan/bin/CrashPlanDesktop
  1. At the last line on the Code42 app interface, click Sign up for an account.
  2. Verify the Username. Change it if necessary.
    If you organization uses SSO or LDAP, you must match your SSO or LDAP username.
  3. Click Sign Up.
  4. Provide a First Name, Last Name, Password, and Confirm Password.
    If you organization uses SSO or LDAP, you must match your SSO or LDAP password.
  5. Click Sign Up.
    The Code42 app displays its home page and begins backing up your data.
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