How to Check if Code42 CrashPlan is Working

There are two ways to tell that Code42 CrashPlan is successfully running your backup.  

Option 1 - Check when a backup is in progress:

  1. Open Code42 CrashPlan.
    NOTE: The CrashPlan login window will appear. Your NetID will already be in the Username field.
  2. Enter your NetID password in the Password field, and click Continue.

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    On the home screen, you will see a Backup in progress message and the time remaining for that backup.

Option 2 - view your complete backup history.

  1. Open Code42 CrashPlan.
  2. Click Tools and select History.

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    You will see the complete backup history log.  

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    Congratulations! You have successfully checked to see if Code42 CrashPlan is working.