Computer backup services are offered through CrashPlan. CrashPlan is an easy-to-use, efficient, and secure computer backup service that stores encrypted file backups in a secure remote location for disaster recovery.
- Available to: Faculty and Staff
- Where to use: Texas State Windows, Mac, and Linux computers
- Cost: Free
CrashPlan continuously backs up your files while you work. With an unlimited storage capacity, you will be protected whether you're on or off campus. When a backup is missed, you'll receive automatic email notifications.
Faculty and Staff can back up as many as four Texas State-owned laptop or desktop computers at one time.
CrashPlan is available on these computer types:
- CrashPlan for Windows
- CrashPlan for Mac (if using macOS Mojave (10.14), read this before you begin)
- CrashPlan for Linux
See the below help articles for step-by-step instructions on how to use CrashPlan.
- How to Back up an External Hard Drive
- How to Limit the Networks Used for Backup and Restore
- How to Customize Which Files to Back up
- How to Change the Frequency of Alerts
- How to Update the File Verification Scan Schedule
- How to Bring Back the Adopt Computer Opt
For additional help and assistance with CrashPlan, visit their website.
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