Getting started with NetApp SaaS Backup (formerly "NetApp Cloud Control") for Office 365 Edit on GitHub Request doc changes

To get started with a free trial of SaaS Backup for Office 365, you must do the following:

  1. If you do not have a Microsoft Office 365 test account, you must sign up for a Microsoft Office 365 free trial account.

  2. Sign up for SaaS Backup for Office 365 using your Microsoft Office 365 account or your NetApp SSO account.

Signing up for a Microsoft Office 365 free trial account

With a free 30-day trial of Microsoft Office 365 for Business, you can discover the latest features of Microsoft Office 365 and SaaS Backup for Office 365.

Steps

  1. Go to this site to start your trial subscription.

  2. Under Enterprise Plan Trials, click Office 365 Enterprise E3-25 users.

  3. Click Next.

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the sign-up process.

  5. Download and install Microsoft Office 365.
    You can add up to 25 users to your free trial.

Signing up for a free trial of SaaS Backup for Office 365

Steps

  1. Click here to go to the SaaS Backup for Office 365 free-trial URL.

  2. Enter the requested registration information and click Submit.
    After you submit the form, you will receive an email containing your free-trial activation code.

Signing up for SaaS Backup for Office 365

You can sign up for SaaS Backup for Office 365 with your Microsoft Office 365 service account or with your NetApp SSO account.

Signing up with a Microsoft Office 365 service account

Steps
  1. Enter the SaaS Backup for Office 365 URL into your web browser:
    https://saasbackup.netapp.com

  2. Select your region.
    Your tenancy is created in the selected region. Your data will be stored in that datacenter location and cannot be changed later.

  3. Click Sign up at the bottom of the landing page.

  4. Accept the End-User License Agreement.

  5. Click Sign Up with Office 365.
    Screenshot of button clicked to sign for SaaS Backup for Office 365 using an Office 365 service account

  6. Enter the email address and password for your Microsoft Office 365 test or trial account, and then click Sign in.
    A list of the permissions requested by SaaS Backup for Office 365 is displayed.

  7. Click Accept.

  8. Enter the requested user information.

  9. Click Sign up.
    Your user name and a list of permissions given to SaaS Backup for Office 365 is displayed.

  10. Click Next.
    A list of the available Microsoft Office 365 services is displayed.

  11. Select the Microsoft Office 365 services that you want to activate.

  12. Click Next.

  13. Select Free Trial for the subscription type.

  14. Enter the activation code provided by your channel partner or sales representative, or obtained from a marketing representative through email.

  1. Click Next.

  2. Select your backup storage option.
    You can use storage provided by SaaS Backup or the Bring Your Own Storage (BYOS) option.

    1. If you are using storage provided by SaaS Backup:

      1. Click SaaS Backup Provided Storage.

      2. Select the Amazon S3 or Azure Blob storage option.

      3. Click Next.

      4. Review your configuration, and then click Save.

    2. If you are using the BYOS option:

      1. Click Bring Your Own Storage (BYOS).

      2. Click your BYOS option.

      3. Enter the information you previously gathered for your BYOS option.

      4. Click Test Connection.

      5. Click Next.

      6. Review your configuration, and then click Save.

Signing up with a NetApp SSO account

Steps
  1. Enter the SaaS Backup for Office 365 URL into your web browser:
    https://saasbackup.netapp.com

  2. Click Sign up at the bottom of the landing page.

  3. Accept the End-User License Agreement.

  4. Click Sign Up with NetApp SSO.
    Screenshot of button clicked to sign for SaaS Backup for Office 365 using a NetApp SSO account

  5. Enter your NetApp SSO and password, and then click LOGIN.

  6. Enter the requested user information, and then click Sign Up.
    The activation code you received in email is required.

  7. Click the Services icon.
    Screenshot of SaaS Backup for Office 365 services icon

  8. Click the Microsoft Office 365 icon to select the SaaS service.
    MS Office 365 icon

  9. Click Add Microsoft Office 365 Account.

  10. Enter the email address and password for your Microsoft Office 365 test or trial account, and then click Sign in.
    A list of the permissions requested by SaaS Backup for Office 365 is displayed.

  11. Click Accept.

  12. Click Next.
    A list of the available Microsoft Office 365 services is displayed.

  13. Select the Microsoft Office 365 services that you want to activate.

  14. Click Next.

  15. Select Free Trial for the subscription type.
    Enter the activation code provided by your channel partner or sales representative, or obtained from a marketing representative through email.

  1. Click Next.

  2. Select your backup storage option.
    You can use storage provided by SaaS Backup or the Bring Your Own Storage (BYOS) option.

    1. If you are using storage provided by SaaS Backup:

      1. Click SaaS Backup Provided Storage.

      2. Select the Amazon S3 or Azure Blob storage option.

      3. Click Next.

      4. Review your configuration, and then click Save.

    2. If you are using the BYOS option:

      1. Click Bring Your Own Storage (BYOS).

      2. Click your BYOS option.

      3. Enter the information you previously gathered for your BYOS option.

      4. Click Test Connection.

      5. Click Next.

      6. Review your configuration, and then click Save.