Teams

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You can use the Metallic software to back up and restore Microsoft Teams.

Backups and Restores

Teams Items

Type of Items

Backups You Can Perform

Restores You Can Perform

Teams

  • Private teams

  • Public teams

  • Org-wide teams

Forever incremental backups

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different team on a different channel (out of place)

  • A file location where Office 365 physical clients are installed

Channels

  • Regular channels

  • Private channels

Forever incremental backups

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different team on a different channel (out of place)

  • A file location where Office 365 physical clients are installed

Tabs

  • Posts

  • Files

  • Wikis

  • Websites

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF document libraries

Forever incremental backups

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different team on a different channel (out of place)

  • A file location where Office 365 physical clients are installed

Posts

  • Conversations

  • Replies

Forever incremental backups

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different team on a different channel (out of place)

  • A file location where Office 365 physical clients are installed

Channel files

Files

Forever incremental backups

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different team on a different channel (out of place)

  • A file location where Office 365 physical clients are installed

Personal chats and files

  • Chat messages

  • Files

To back up these items, use either an Exchange Online app or a OneDrive for Business app.

You cannot back up these items with the Teams app.

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different team on a different channel (out of place)

  • A file location where Office 365 physical clients are installed

Note:

  • You can restore only Teams uploaded files to a file location. You cannot restore wikis, posts, or channel to a file location.

  • After restoring a custom tab, you must manually link the content of the tab to view it. If the content is not present in the custom tab, click the tab, and then submit another restore job for that tab.

  • Posts associated with meetings are not backed up.

  • Archived Teams are not backed up.

  • Images in a wiki cannot be restored to a different team. The images can be restores to the same team only if the original wiki page still exists.

Supported Regions

Region

Description

Default Global Region

The default global version of Dynamics 365 available for enterprises, where enterprise, business essentials, and academic Dynamics 365 tenants reside.

GCC Cloud Region

The U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal government, and contractors holding or processing data on behalf of the U.S. government.

GCC High Cloud Region

The United States Department of Defense, as well as contractors holding or processing DoD controlled unclassified information.

Authentication

Modern authentication is used to access data for backups and restores.