Add Access Nodes for OneDrive for Business


Add at least 1 access node for OneDrive for Business. For high availability (which is recommended for the first full backup), use 2 or more access nodes and extra Azure service accounts. Access nodes are the physical or virtual machines that run backup jobs.

Before You Begin

You need the following information:

  • Host name

  • User name and password

  • OS type


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Manage > Servers.

    The Servers page appears.

  2. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add server.

    The Add server dialog box appears.

  3. Click Select this method to install software packages on your computer.

  4. Enter the necessary information.

  5. From the Select packages list, select OFFICE365, and then click OK.

  6. Click Install.