IT Admin: How to backup Box Enterprise or Box Business

The instructions below are designed to assist in backing up your Box Enterprise or Box Business, particularly in situations where data ownership is spread across different Box users. However, if your data is all consolidated and owned by an admin Box account, please refer to the support note IT Admin: How to backup Box admin […]

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IT Admin: How to backup Box admin account to Amazon S3 (Glacier or Deep Archive)

Using cloudHQ, you can easily backup an admin Box account to Amazon S3 or any cloud storage platform in real-time. For example, if any changes are made to your Box files or folder, cloudHQ will automatically archive these modifications and store them in your cloud storage, effectively maintaining a cloud-based version of the popular Apple Time Machine backup feature.

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How to create Amazon IAM user for cloudHQ sync / backup to Amazon S3

Here are instructions for how to create an Amazon IAM user: Create a user in Amazon IAM: Save your credentials. You will need to enter these credentials in cloudHQ. Attach policy “AmazonS3FullAccess”:   NOTE: If you already have a bucket and you want to limit cloudHQ to access only that bucket, you can apply the policy […]

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How to enable cloudHQ (third-party application) in Box Enterprise / Box Business

Here are short instructions for how to enable cloudHQ or any third-party applications in Box Enterprise: Login to box.com as a Box administrator. Go to https://app.box.com/master/settings. Click on the Apps in left panel (app.box.com/master/settings/apps. Scroll down to Global App Setting and ensure that Disable published third party apps by default in not checked: If you […]

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