Crash Plan Pro - Mac

Crash Plan Pro - Mac
  1. Contact the Help Desk to request the installer and to have one of our staff assigned to do this installation with you.

    The rest of these steps will be done with one of our staff.

  2. Please be connected to Wellesley Secure on campus or through the VPN.

  3. Download the CrashPlan Pro Mac OS X installer (CrashPlanPROe_Mac.dmg), saving it to your desktop (or to the downloads folder).

  4. Double click the DMG file.  This will put a disk on your desktop called "CrashPlanPROe" Double click on this disk and and installer will show in the next window.

  5. Run and click through the installer.  You may be prompted for a username and password to continue.

  6. CrashPlan should run automatically. If not, launch CrashPlan Pro from the Applications folder. The first time the application launch, it is connecting to the backup servers. It may take a few minutes to launch.

  7. Upon launching, the Crashplan login screen will appear as a new window with your Wellesley username pre-populated in the username field. Enter your Wellesley password to log in.

  8. Upon logging in for the first time, the first backup will begin. A progress bar is available in the application; you can do other work while the first backup completes.

  9. When complete, close out of Crashplan. A new Crashplan icon will appear in the upper right screen on your Mac, near the date and time (it looks like a small black house). To access Crashplan again, click this icon and select: “Show Crashplan...”.

  10. Drag the installer to the trash.