To manage backups at a group level and view the relevant details, click Backups in the sidebar menu, and then click Office 365 Groups / Teams or Edit ().

Select Automatically start a backup when a new group is added to enable automatic backup activation for new groups.

The system automatically archives the backups if the license is removed or a group is deleted. Select Retain auto-archived backups and enter the number of days to retain the automatic archive, or leave blank to retain it indefinitely. This does not affect manually paused backups.

The following details are available for each group backup:

Details Description
Account Group name
Status Backup status (Active, In Process, Not active, Scheduled, Paused, Backed-up in another task)
Last Backup Number of days from the last completed backup
Size Size of the backup data
Actions Set of special actions you can take in respect to the group backup (see details below)

The following special actions are available for each group backup:

Action icon Action name Action description
Activate Activate backup
Pause Pause backup
Backup Now Start backup immediately
Cancel Stop backup in progress