CrashPlan Small Business: Email Notification Setup

Abe Bro
Abe Bro
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Follow the steps below to create an integration between CrashPlan and Backup Radar.

What you'll need:
• Your Backup Radar email address (this can be found in your Backup Radar account under Integration Mailboxes).
• Admin access to a CrashPlan account.

Note: This article captures third-party steps and/or an interface that may have since been updated.  
  1. From the Active screen in your CrashPlan account, click Add a new user and select Add Users.
  2. Fill out the First Name, Last Name, and Password fields.
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  3. The email address for this user needs to match your registered Backup Radar email address. Under Email Address, enter one of the following and click Add User:
    1. Your Backup Radar email address.
      Note: The drawback to choosing this option is that you won't be able to read marketing/promotional/account notification emails sent to you from CrashPlan.
    2. A distribution group email address with two recipients:
      • Your Backup Radar email address.
      • The email address to which you would like to receive CrashPlan notifications.
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  4. Go to Account and under Subscription Administrator, click Change.
    Under Account, click Change.png

  5. Under Change subscription administrator to:, select the new user you just created and click Change.
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  6. Go to Devices and choose Active.
  7. Choose a device to view its details.
  8. Click the Action menu and choose Edit.
  9. Select the Reporting tab, make the following changes, and click Save:
    1. Set Delivery time to Morning.
    2. Set Send backup report to every 1 day.
      In the Reporting tab, modify delivery time and cadence.png

Your email notifications will shortly begin landing in your Backup Radar email inbox on a daily basis.

For more information on this report, feel free to review the following article from CrashPlan: Your backup status report (Small Business).

Any questions? Reach out to our friendly, neighborhood support team by submitting a support ticket.

What’s next?

Now that you’ve set up your email notifications, you’ll want to activate this backup within Backup Radar. See Activation Overview for step-by-step instructions on how to do this.


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