OneDrive for Business


You can use the Commvault software to back up and restore OneDrive for Business.


Data You Can Back Up

  • Files

  • Folders

  • OneDrive for Business accounts

  • OneNote files

  • Files shared in a private Team conversation or a group chat.

Backups You Can Perform

  • Forever incremental

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server backup plan that you assign to the app manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time


Backups You Can Use for Restores

  • The most recent backup: For example, restore the most recent backup to secondary storage, such as tape, for long-term storage

  • A backup from a specific date: For example, restore data to a point in time before it became unusable

Backups from a date range: For example, restore data that was accidentally deletedDestinations You Can Restore To

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different folder on the same client (out of place)

  • A different OneDrive for Business client (out of place)

  • A disk


During backups and restores, modern authentication can be used to access user data.

Autodiscovery of Users

By default, autodiscovery runs every 24 hours to update users and user groups from the Azure AD.