Office 365 Exchange Online Backup & Restore Guide for Windows


What is this software?

CloudBacko Pro comes with a set of tools to protect your mailbox accounts on Office 365 Exchange Online. This includes backup and recovery of individual emails, contacts, calendars and other mail items in your Office 365 mailboxes, with snapshots / versioning, and retention policy to protect even email that you may have accidentally deleted from your Office 365 mailbox.

System Architecture

Below is the system architecture diagram illustrating the major elements involved in the backup process among the Office 365 Exchange Online service, and CloudBacko Pro.

In this user guide, we will focus on the software installation, as well as the end-to-end backup and restore process using the CloudBacko Pro software.

About This Document

What is the purpose of this document?

This document aims at providing all necessary information for you to get started with setting up your system for Office 365 Exchange Online backup and restore, followed by step-by-step instructions on creating backup set, running backup job and restoring backed up data, using both the CloudBacko Pro.

The document can be divided into 3 main parts.

Part 1: Preparing for Office 365 Exchange Online Backup & Restore

  • Requirements
    Requirements on hardware & software for installation
  • Best Practices and Recommendations
    Items recommended to pay attention to before backup and restore

Part 2: Performing Office 365 Exchange Online Backup

  • Creating a Backup Set
    Create a backup set using CloudBacko Pro and User Web Console
  • Running a Backup Set
    Run a backup set using the CloudBacko Pro and User Web Console
  • Configuring an Automated Backup
    Configure backup schedule for automated backup

Part 3: Restoring Office 365 Exchange Online Backup

  • Restoring a Backup Set using CloudBacko Pro
    Restore a backup using the CloudBacko Pro

What should I expect from this document?

After reading through this documentation, you can expect to have sufficient knowledge to set up your system to backup Office 365 Exchange Online on CloudBacko Pro, as well as to carry out an end-to-end backup and restore process.

Who should read this document?

This documentation is intended for backup administrators and IT professionals who are responsible for the Office 365 Exchange Online backup and restore.