Restoring OneDrive for Business Data to a Different Location

You can OneDrive for Business data to a physical disk that is attached to a client that has the Cloud Apps package installed on it.

You can perform the restore operation on a default subclient or on a user-defined subclient that has been backed up at least one time.


  1. From the navigation pane, click Solutions > Apps > Cloud Apps.
  2. On the Apps page, click the OneDrive for Business app.

    The app page appears.

  3. From the Subclients section, in the Actions column for the subclient, click the action button action_button, and then click Restore.

    The Backup content page appears.

  4. From the upper-right of the page, select the backups to restore.
    • To restore the most recent backup, click Show latest backups.
    • To restore a backup from a specific date, click Show backups as of a specific date, select a date, and then select the backup.
    • To restore a backup from a date range, click Show backups for a date range, select a date range, and then select the backup.
  5. Select the user accounts that you want to restore, and then click Restore.

    The Restore options dialog box appears.

  6. Specify how you want to restore the data:
    • Restore to original folder: Clear this check box.
    • Destination server: Select a client that has the Cloud Apps package installed, and that is attached to the physical disk that you want to restore the data to.
    • Destination path: Click Browse to choose a folder on the physical disk attached to the destination client that you selected.
    • Overwrite if it already exists: To overwrite files and folders that are in the destination and have the same names as files and folders that you are restoring, select this option.
  7. Click Submit.


A restore job is created. You can monitor the job progress, kill the job, or suspend the job. For information about monitoring all the jobs in the Admin Console environment, see Jobs.

Last modified: 9/6/2018 6:25:55 AM