Backup Tab

NOTE  This tab is only available for teams with metered Workplace"Workplace" describes the Workplace service in its entirety. plans.

In addition to the core functionality of Workplace as a file sync and collaboration service, Workplace can also be used to back up data on your computer if your team has a metered Workplace plan. Backups ensure that your data safe from loss. Should your machine break or get stolen, you will always have the backups available to restore your data.

For more information, please refer to How Backups Work.

Unlike Workplace sync functions, backups are not shared. Use backups to ensure that files you don't want to share are safe, and that you can access them whenever you need them.

NOTE  The Workplace backup feature is intended only for backing up personal files, items you don't intend to share, and files types we don’t recommend syncing (refer to File Types That Should Not Be Synced to Workplace).

SECURITY  If the Backup Folders policy is enabled for you, the Backup paths controlled by administrator check box on this tab will be selected by default upon installation, but you may clear the check box to customize the folders you wish to back up. If you select the check box again, only paths designated in this policy will be backed up. For more information about the Backup Folders policy, refer to Select Policies.

SECURITY  Backup functionality is not available to teams on unlimited storage plans.

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