Veeam released the latest version of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 with many enhancements. Let’s go through a quick walkthrough of the installation/upgrade of Veeam Office 365 Backup v4! Veeam Backup for O365 v4 Community Version!!
If you never tried Veeam Backup for Microsoft office 365 yet? There is a Community Edition FREE forever for up to 10 users and 1 TB of SharePoint data. You can try that from here.
Also, if you are wondering why should I have Microsoft Office 365 Mail, SharePoint, OneDrive, etc.. backup? The following are the main data points help you to understand the business case for Office 365 backup solution.
- Accidental deletion
- Retention policy gaps and confusion
- Internal security threats
- External security threats
- Legal and compliance requirements
- Managing hybrid email deployments and migrations to Office 365
For more information https://go.veeam.com/wp-why-backup-office-365-data
Download Veeam Backup for Office 365
Let’s download the latest version of Office 365 backup from https://www.veeam.com/backup-microsoft-office-365.html
NOTE! – Another option to download automatically from the previous version of Office 365 backup is explained in the previous blog post https://www.anoopcnair.com/veeam-backup-for-microsoft-office-365-v3/#Upgrade_to_Version_3
Installation – Veeam Backup for O365 v4
Installation of Microsoft Office365 backup from Veeam is straight forward process.
- Veeam Backup 365 – 18.104.22.1685
- Veeam Explorer for Exchange – 22.214.171.1245
- Veeam Explorer for SharePoint – 126.96.36.1995
There are two authentication options to connect with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 community version.
- Modern Authentication (Recommended)
- Basic Authentication
Connect to Your Office 365 Organization
Connecting to Office 365 organization is via Microsoft Graph API & Microsoft EWS. This process is straight forward via Veeam UI!
Add a Backup Job
Adding a backup job is also very simple from Veeam backup for Microsoft Office 365 community solution. All the features are available for the community version of this tool. I think the only limitation is the maximum size of the backup as mentioned above.
Back up the following Objects: