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Manage admin account and authorization for Microsoft 365 Exchange Online in Cloud Application Backup

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Summary: Change admin account and authorization type used to activate backup task for Microsoft 365 Exchange Online within Cloud Application Backup.

You can change the admin account used to activate backup task, and the type of authorization. For this:

  1. In the CAB Management Portal, click Backups in the sidebar menu.

    The list of backup tasks opens.

  2. Click Microsoft Exchange or Edit (edit-gray-light.png).

    The backup task page opens.

  3. Click the connection status icon (account-connected.png or account-disconnected.png).

    The authentication dialog opens.

  4. In the authentication dialog:

    1. In the Backup Name box, change name for the backup task if needed.

      This name is used to identify the backup task in reports and notifications.

    2. Select the preferred authorization type.

      Note

      Since Microsoft will soon deprecate the credentials-based authorization for their Microsoft 365 services, we do not recommend using it, and thus it is not available by default. For Exchange Online backup tasks, only the OAuth-based authorization is available.
    3. Click Authenticate to go to the Microsoft 365 sign-in page, and complete authorization.

    Once you complete authorization, you will be redirected to the backup task page again.

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