Back Up and Restore Projects on Demand in Microsoft Project Online

Backup and Restore Projects in Microsoft Project Online

Project Online backup is one of the most desired features that is missing in Microsoft Office 365 Project Online.
With FluentPro G.A. Suite, you can perform a backup for:


  • A full PWA
  • A PWA configuration
  • Projects
  • SharePoint content


Backup and Restore


You can run a backup on schedule or on-demand, for a whole PWA or selected elements only.
To store all the backup data created by G.A. Suite, FluentPro uses Microsoft Azure Storage for exceptional security and high reliability. Backup data is always encrypted to ensure a high confidentiality level. Let’s go step by step through an on-demand backup, a scheduled backup and a project restore using FluentPro G.A. Suite.

>> Read more: Disaster Recovery for Microsoft Project Online: Yes or No


Back up a PWA on demand


The Home Page displays all your environments that are available for backup. Click the ‘Menu button on the environment you’d like to backup to see a drop-down menu with available options. Choose the ‘Backup’ option.



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This will take you to the next step – ‘Start a new backup’ screen. Specify what data to back up and then click ‘Start.’



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Once the process is complete, you will receive an email notification. No further steps required – the copy will be stored safely in our Microsoft Azure Storage.




Restore a backup copy of a PWA


If required, the data can be restored just as easily. Navigate to our G.A. Suite and click on the tile of the environment you need to restore.



Backup and Restore in Microsoft Project Online



The ‘PWA Administration’ screen will display all the backup copies made for this instance. Select the backup copy you would like to restore. Click the ‘Restore Now’ button to start the process.



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Optionally, you can choose to upload this data to another PWA – say, in case the original one becomes unavailable or broken.
Once again, once the process is complete, you will receive an email notification.



Microsoft Project Online Backup and Restore



Back up a PWA on demand


Should you prefer running scheduled backups, here’s how to do it.
On the ‘PWA Administration’ page, select the ‘Schedules’ option:



PWA Backup and Restore



Click the ‘New scheduling profile’ button, and you will be taken to the schedule page.
Select the backup frequency and specify the time for it to run. You can also pick the PWA content to copy.
Every time the backup is complete, you will receive a notification email.



New scheduling profile



>> Read more: FluentPro Backup: Real-Life Disaster Recovery Scenario


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