Next steps after setting up CrashPlan for Small Business


As a CrashPlan for Small Business administrator, use this article to quickly locate resources for configuring and managing your CrashPlan for Small Business environment. After you set up CrashPlan for Small Business, follow the next steps suggested here.  


Familiarize yourself with the CrashPlan console

Explore the CrashPlan console.

  • Learn the basics of navigating the CrashPlan console.
  • Use the CrashPlan console to view, manage, monitor, and configure your CrashPlan for Small Business environment.
  • Apply settings across your CrashPlan for Small Business environment.

Configure and manage your environment

Configure appropriate backup policies and settings for your organization.

Adjust memory settings

If your backup selection exceeds 1 TB of storage (or 1 million files), adjust CrashPlan app settings to match the amount of memory required for backup.

Configure backup policies

Grant and remove access

CrashPlan for Small Business pricing is device-based, so you are charged for each active device.

Configure backup alert recipients

By default, administrator users receive backup alert report emails. You can add more users to the list of recipients in the CrashPlan console from Reporting.   


Foundational concepts

For an understanding of the foundational concepts underpinning the CrashPlan for Small Business environment, refer to the article below.

How Backup Works
An explanation of how CrashPlan for Small Business analyzes, compresses, encrypts, transmits, and stores data.

Resources and support

For additional information, search our support articles or contact our technical support team.

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