Search for OneDrive folders using the x360Cloud Browser tools
STEP 1. Log into your reseller x360Cloud Dashboard.
STEP 2. Select the Organizations tab.
STEP 3. When the Organizations page displays, click the Name of the desired organization:
STEP 4. When that organization's Dashboard page displays, you will have access to the account details and reports. Note: If you are an organization-level admin user, the organization Dashboard page is your landing page.
STEP 5. Navigate to the Browser page of the target organization by selecting the Browser tab on the left-hand navigation.
The Browser page displays a list of end user accounts synchronized to x360Cloud.
Information on data protected and last backup
On the Browser page, you will also see the Data Protected column (1) which indicates the total backed up data for all the protected services (email, OneDrive, calendar, and so on) for an account.
Additionally, the Last Backup column (2) indicates the date and time of the latest backup, as per the current Backup Report.
STEP 6. Click the User Name of the desired OneDrive end user account to be restored.
Explore the My Files file tree
STEP 7. A folder tree named My Files is displayed for the selected account:
- Expand and collapse folders in the My Files tree by clicking individual folder icons.
- Click a folder title to designate it as a context folder, allowing you to see a list of the files within it.
- As each different context folder is selected in the folder tree, its files are loaded into the Folder Contents section to the right of the tree.
Note: The folder tree and folder contents are always shown as of the latest backup date and time. Future releases will include the ability to see previous file folder structures.
Search in the My Files folder tree
You can perform a search for a file within the selected context folder by entering search terms into the search box and pressing the Search button.
- The search field supports wildcards.
Searches are performed using the following file attributes:
|By file name||The extension must be part of a keyword|
|By file content||Supported file types = txt, pdf, doc,docx, odt, rtf, html|
|By file metadata||Document author|
STEP 1. Select folders and subfolders
After you successfully locate the desired folder(s) to restore, you can also select specific subfolders to be restored, using the checkboxes in the folder tree.
You can select various combinations of subfolders within a folder:
- A folder is fully selected when it and all of its subfolders are checked.
- A folder is partially selected when the folder itself is not checked, but some or all of its subfolders are checked.
- A folder is not selected when neither the folder nor any of its subfolders are checked.
Note: There is no ability to select OneDrive files within the Folder Contents section in this version but this ability will be available in a later release.
STEP 2. Start the restore process
After you select all the folders and subfolders to restore, click the Restore selected button to initiate the process.
A Restore dialog box opens, confirming the number of folders you have selected to be restored.
You can configure additional restoration settings here:
Click Restore to User to select the user account where this item will be restored.
Optionally, you can use the check boxes to set other restore permissions.
For example, you can click Restore sharing permissions to recover OneDrive folders and files permission settings, including access for the previous owner of the backed up user account.
Optionally, you can click Send email about restored permissions to alert users whose sharing permissions are restored along with data, including the previous owner of the backed up user account.
In the Name of the restore folder field, enter the name of the folder where this item will be recovered.
Finally, click the Restore button to complete the restore process.
Reminder: Did you know uou have several options when you want to search and restore OneDrive folders backed up in x360Cloud?
1. As discussed in this article, you can browse folders from individual end user accounts and restore them in one step.
2. Optionally, you can choose to use Smart Search to find and restore a folder.
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