Perform a Test Backup and Restore for OneDrive for Business

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To verify that the OneDrive for Business app is set up correctly, perform a test backup and restore.

Important: For high availability (which is recommended for the first full backup), use 2 or more access nodes and extra Azure service accounts.

Back Up the Users

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Applications > Office 365.

    The Office 365 apps page appears.

  2. In the row for the app, click the action button , and then click Back up.

    The Backup options page appears.

  3. Click Submit.

Restore the Users

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Applications > Office 365.

    The Office 365 apps page appears.

  2. In the row for the app, click the action button , and then click Restore.

    The restore page appears.

  3. Select all the users, and then click Restore.

    The Restore options dialog box appears, with options for restoring to the original location already selected.

  4. Click Submit.