This blog will focus on 3 topics: • Creating Sage 50 file backups in OneDrive• Accessing OneDrive Online and on your PC• Troubleshooting cloud backups
OneDrive is Microsoft’s service for hosting files in the “cloud,” that’s available to all the owners of a Microsoft account. Think of it as a hard drive in the cloud, which gives you an effortless way to store, sync, and share all kinds of files with other people. OneDrive is secure with file access control, and it allows you to access your files anywhere and anytime. An Office 365 Business Premium License gives you 1 TB of storage space.
Sage 50 company backups can be saved directly and securely to OneDrive. You no longer have to worry about forgetting to take your USB stick home or losing your data if your computer crashes.
Once you've completed the Office 365 integration with Sage 50cloud, you're ready to do cloud backups on OneDrive! You can create both manual and automatic backups.
You will see your Office 365 email now appear under Create a cloud backup
Note: Your backups will go to the cloud and you can still do local backups. You cloud backups will be in OneDrive.
If OneDrive is installed on your PC, you will also see it in the File Explorer window along the left side. Your files saved to OneDrive will sync between the Desktop and Online versions.
You may see the following error message when trying to create a manual or automatic backup to OneDrive: Error: "Cloud backup failed"
Why does this happen?
How can you fix it?
Solution I - Restart the Connection Manager
Solution II - Select OneDrive for the local backup location
You now know how to create OneDrive backups, access them, and troubleshoot them!
Check out the Sage 50 cloud backup video below!
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