CrashPlan Installation

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Getting Started

  • Please read our backup policy at here
  • Email help@igb.illinois.edu and request access to our CrashPlan Backup System
  • Upon receiving confirmation that your account has been activated, proceed to crashplan installation.

Mac OSX

  • Click on "Administration"

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  • Click on "App Downloads" on the left.
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  • Locate the 5.4 version of your operating system and on the far right column under "Download Apps," click the arrow.
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  • Launch the downloaded file.
Downloaded Mac file
  • Select the installer.
Installer
  • Continue and Agree through the setup process (enter computer password when prompted)
Successful install
  • CODE42 Version 5.4 window
CODE42 v. 5.4
  • In the next window, type in your NetID, IGB password, then copy and paste the server address below and click "Continue."
    • Username: your IGB netid
    • Password: your IGB password
    • PROe Server Address: crashplan.igb.illinois.edu:4282
log-in




  • By default CrashPlan will only backup your main drive.
  • If you would like to backup more drives on your computer click on Change... and check the box next the secondary drive you would like to backup.

Windows

  • Click on "Administration"

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  • Click on "App Downloads" on the left.
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  • Locate the 5.4 version of your operating system and on the far right column under "Download Apps," click the arrow.
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  • Save the file to your computer & double-click to launch

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  • Continue through the setup process

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  • A new window will appear; sign in for existing account.
  • Type in your NetID, Password, then copy and paste the server address below and click "Continue"
    • Username: your IGB netid
    • Password: your IGB password
    • Server Address: crashplan.igb.illinois.edu:4282
  • Backup will begin.

Linux

  • Click on the download link in the email you received

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  • Click Save File on the dialog box that appears

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  • Double-Click on the download to open the .tgz file

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  • Extract the files to a folder of your choice on your computer

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  • In terminal navigate to the folder containing the extracted files

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  • Run the install.sh file by typing: ./install.sh

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  • Agree and read through the EULA

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  • Say yes/use recommendations throughout entire setup, a summary of choices will be displayed at the end

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  • Answer "y" when asked if you want to start CrasPlanDesktop

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  • A new window will appear, select Existing Account

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  • Type in your NetID, Password, then copy and paste the server address below and click sign in
    • Username: your IGB netid
    • Password: your IGB password
    • PROe Server Address: crashplan.igb.illinois.edu:4282

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  • Computer will begin backing up your user directory

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