Enabling Auto Discovery of User Accounts

Enabling auto discovery at the instance level enables all the subclients in that instance to discover user accounts automatically.

About This Task

When you run a backup job to back up the content of existing Google user accounts, any newly added user account is automatically discovered, and its content is included in the backup operation. This ensures that the newly added Google user accounts are regularly accounted for during backup operations.


  1. In the CommCell Browser, click Client Computers > client > Cloud Apps.
  2. Right-click the instance, and then click Properties.

    The Instance Properties dialog box is displayed.

  3. Click the Auto Discover tab, and then select the Enable Auto Discover check box.

    Select any one of the methods given below to auto discover the user accounts. For steps to discover user accounts automatically, see Auto Discover User Accounts.

    • To discover the user accounts that match the filters and wildcard expressions that you provide while automatically discovering user accounts, select Match User Name by regular expressions.
    • To discover the user accounts that are part of a sub organization created on Google, select Google User Organization.
  4. Optional: If you have enabled auto discovery based on regular expressions, perform the following tasks to create new subclients based on regular expressions:
    1. Select the No. of subclients to be created check box.
    2. Select 10 or 20 to create either 10 subclients or 20 subclients respectively.

      Note: This feature is only for one-time use. After you have used this feature, it will disappear.

  5. Click OK.

Last modified: 1/20/2020 2:25:49 PM