Carbonite Install

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Getting Started[edit]

  • Please read our backup policy at https://help.igb.illinois.edu/Desktop_Backup_Policy
  • Email help@igb.illinois.edu and request access to our Carbonite Backup System
  • You will receive an email which contains the links to download the Desktop Application, Actiation URL, and Activation Code.
  • Activation URL is carbonite.igb.illinois.edu
  • Each device you want to back up, you will need a new email with a new Activation Code. If you want to add another device, send us an email.

What is Backed Up[edit]

Software Installation[edit]

macOS[edit]

  • After having requested a Carbonite account, you should have received this email:
  • Your system administrator has designated you for endpoint protection. Follow the instructions below to start protecting your device.

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  • Download and install the Mac software

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  • Click on the Carbonite icon in Applications, then enter in Activation Server URL: carbonite.igb.illinois.edu and Activation code from the email

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  • Close the window after activation

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  • Your computer is now being backed up

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Windows[edit]

  • After having requested a Carbonite account, you should have received this email:
  • Your system administrator has designated you for endpoint protection. Follow the instructions below to start protecting your device.

Carbw1.JPG

  • Download and install the Windows software

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  • Click on the Carbonite icon in the Start Menu, then enter in Activation Server URL: carbonite.igb.illinois.edu and Activation code from the email

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  • Close the window after activation

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  • Your computer is now being backed up

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Uninstalling[edit]

macOS[edit]

Windows[edit]

  • Go to Control Panel->Program and Features
  • Uninstall Carbonite Endpoint Application

References[edit]