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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

[NEW!] Set Storage Location for New Users

SpinOne has made it easier to set separate storage locations for different users during the onboarding process. Simply login to the SpinOne platform and head to the  Add users  section. Select the users you would like to activate and click  Activate users. Once you select  Activate users , you will be prompted to select the storage location of the n...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Retention Policy Configuration

In this document we will discuss setting up the Retention Policy of your SpinOne for Google Workspace console. The retention policy dictates how long inactive data remains recoverable from the console. This policy can be configured from anywhere between 6 months, to indefinitely! To follow along in the UI, login to your SpinOne console and head to t...

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Updated January 19th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Connect a New Production/Sandbox Environment

Connecting a new Production or Sandbox environment to your existing SpinOne account is extremely easy! 1) Login to the SpinOne platform 2) Click on Salesforce from the left panel 3) Locate the Add organization button at top center of your screen and select whether you would like to add a Production or Sandbox environment 4) Login to the new environm...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

[NEW!] How to Onboard Entities in Bulk

Onboarding Users and Shared Folders can be tiring and a long process, especially for large organizations. Spin Technology is proud to announce Bulk Activation through CSV uploads. Simply login to your account and head to the  Add users  or  Add shared drives  page to begin the onboarding process. In the center of your screen, you’ll now be able to u...

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Updated March 29th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

[NEW!] Risk Assessment for Office 365

Spin Technology is happy to introduce Risk Assessment and Access Management of OAuth Apps for Office 365!  O365 admins can now easily view a list of all applications that have access to their mission critical SaaS data with insights and remediation methods on possible incurred risks. SpinOne assesses over twenty different categories per application ...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

[NEW!] How to Onboard Entities in Bulk

Onboarding Users and Shared Folders can be tiring and a long process, especially for large organizations. Spin Technology is proud to announce Bulk Activation through CSV uploads. Simply login to your account and head to the  Add users  or  Add shared drives  page to begin the onboarding process. In the center of your screen, you’ll now be able to u...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

[NEW!] Set Storage Location for New Users

SpinOne has made it easier to set separate storage locations for different users during the onboarding process. Simply login to the SpinOne platform and head to the  Add users  section. Select the users you would like to activate and click  Activate users. Once you select  Activate users , you will be prompted to select the storage location of the n...

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Updated March 25th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Understanding Backup Settings

In this article, we will aim to describe the configurable settings available for Backups. To follow along in the UI, please login to your Spin account. You can do so by heading to www.spin.ai and choosing the "Workspace Login" button at the top!  From the dashboard, locate the Account Settings section from the top right of your screen. Now that you'...

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Updated July 12th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

How to Add More Licenses

You are able to add licenses at any point of time using the SpinOne interface. Additional licenses will be pro-rated, meaning you will only be charged until the remainder of your current contract. To learn how to add licenses to your account, please follow these steps: 1. Login to the SpinOne dashboard: 2. Open the menu by clicking the three dots at...

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Updated June 14th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

[NEW!] How to Launch a Rollback for Salesforce

Rollback for Salesforce will allow administrators to fully revert their Salesforce environment into a previous version, simultaneously for both data and metadata. Let’s check out how to perform a Rollback job on the SpinOne platform! Head to the SpinOne platform for Salesforce and create a new Restore job. Once you create a Restore job, you will now...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Q1 2022 Recap

Here is a quick summary of the major updates released in the first quarter of 2022! SpinOne for Salesforce Spin Technology is introducing a new solution, SpinOne for Salesforce. With SpinOne for Salesforce, organizations can protect their sales pipeline from data loss or corruption by backing up all objects and classifications. The new solution incl...

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Updated November 13th, 2020 by Davit Asatryan

Automated Ransomware Protection | Video Demo

Introducing a fully Automated Google Workspace Ransomware Protection feature, which detects a cloud ransomware attack, blocks the source, identifies the number of damaged files and automatically recovers a previously safe backed up version....

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Updated March 29th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Risk Assessment Policies

Blocklist and Allowlist Policy   The following policy allows administrators to take action against applications that meet the set conditions. Conditions can be created by: Application name - The full name or part of the name of an application. Multiple application names can be entered simultaneously. Application category - Category to which the appl...

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Updated January 19th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

How to Compare in SpinOne

In the following document we will discuss how to Compare versions of Salesforce in SpinOne. Login to the SpinOne platform and head to the Jobs section from the left panel. At the top right of your screen, locate the New Job button and click Compare. Our next task is determining what type of data to compare. You can choose between the Data and Metada...

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Updated May 30th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

[NEW!] Performing a Smart Object Restore

Spin Technology would like to introduce Smart Object Restore for Salesforce, which will allow customers to restore exactly what they need. As we all know, Salesforce contains a lot of relationships between objects and as a result it is difficult during recovery to understand which objects to recover and how in depth it should be. Now, instead of sel...

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Updated April 30th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Understanding Versioning vs Retention

It is important to understand the difference between SpinBackup's Versioning and Retention policies, in order to configure data retention correctly for your organization. Versioning Versioning relates to SpinBackup's Restore in time Machine, which allows you to go back in time. Due to the metadata that is protected during each backup (folder hierarc...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Risk Assessment for Google Workspace

Risk Assessment and Access Management for Google Workspace allows administrators to take full control of their environment and mitigate Shadow IT. SpinOne detects and assesses all OAuth applications and Chrome Extensions that have access to user data, taking into consideration over 20 different categories per app! Let's dig deeper into the module an...

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Updated September 7th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

How to Resolve Problems With Insufficient Permissions

To make sure SpinOne is installed properly in your Google Workspace organization, please check the following: Step #1:  Make sure that the Root Administrator of the SpinOne account is the Super Admin in Google Workspace. The user should have Super Admin privileges as shown in the screenshot below. Step #2: Next, ensure that the Google services which...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Q2 2021 Recap

Here is a quick summary of the major updates released in the second quarter of 2021! Introducing SpinOne for Microsoft 365! SpinOne for Microsoft 365 introduces a new and enterprise level UI with added security in order to easily manage and stay up to data on your mission critical SaaS data. Let's take a look at some of the added security functional...

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Updated July 13th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

How to Set Up Reporting

It is imperative to stay up to date on what is happening in your organization and to receive reports of any changes or incidents. In this article, we will demonstrate how to set up reports about: General account services Security incidents Backup services Billing receipts To begin setting up reports and following this guide, please login to your Spi...

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Updated June 23rd, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Setting Up Public API

By introducing our Public API, we are providing organizations with the ability to make API calls to SpinOne through external systems, gaining visibility on which entities are protected, and having the ability to change their status. Swagger links: AWS Customers: https://apg-1.spin.ai/swagger-ui/ GCP Customers: https://apg-2.spin.ai/swagger-ui/ Azure...

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Updated October 7th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Q3 2021 Recap

Here is a quick summary of the major updates released in the third quarter of 2021! Introducing Custom Retention by OU / Security Group! To follow along in the UI, login to your SpinOne console and head to the Account Settings section from the top right tooltip. On the bottom of the page, you can begin configuring your Default Retention Policy. Choo...

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Updated October 9th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

How to Install the SpinMonitor Chrome Extension

The following article will demonstrate how to force install the SpinMonitor Chrome Extension for your organization, in order to be able to manage the Approval Process on the SpinOne platform. 1. Open Google Admin Console https://admin.google.com/  2. Choose “Devices”. 3. On the new page click “Chrome”. 4. In the drop-down menu select “Apps & Ext...

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Updated February 9th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Linking Accounts

If your organization has multiple domains protected by SpinOne, or utilizes domains across SaaS services that SpinOne protects - now you will have the ability to link these accounts together! Login to the SpinOne console and on the top right you should now be able to see the Linked Accounts management center.  (Please note: Linked Accounts is curren...

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Updated January 23rd, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Domain Policies

Abnormal Download Detection The following policy will detect Drive downloads by your Users and will notify administrations if the conditions are met. Conditions can be created by: Detect Downloads - Enabling this feature allows SpinOne to check for User downloads. Detect Transfers - Enabling this feature allows SpinOne to detect for transfers from G...

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Updated January 23rd, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Risk Assessment Policies

Blocklist and Allowlist Policy    The following policy allows administrators to take action against applications and extensions that meet the set conditions. Conditions can be created by: Application name - The full name or part of the name of an application. Multiple application names can be entered simultaneously. Application category - Category t...

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Updated June 23rd, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Setting Up Public API

By introducing our Public API, we are providing organizations with the ability to make API calls to SpinOne through external systems, gaining visibility on which entities are protected, and having the ability to change their status. Swagger links: AWS Customers: https://apg-1.spin.ai/swagger-ui/ GCP Customers: https://apg-2.spin.ai/swagger-ui/ Azure...

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Updated February 28th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Sign Up for a Business Account

Sign up for a SpinOne Business Account to get protected against Data Leak and Data Loss disasters, and enjoy all the cloud-to-cloud backup and cloud cybersecurity features in one dashboard. First of all, you have to be signed in with your Google Apps admin account. 1. Go to  https://spin.ai/free-trial 2. Select Get Started on SpinOne for G Suite (Go...

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Updated April 6th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Default Security Settings

Before you get started with creating Security Policies, it is critical to understand the default Security Settings and how to optimize them. To follow along in the UI, please login to your SpinOne instance and head to the Security Policies -> Settings section from the left panel. The first settings you'll notice, is the Default policies for Appli...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Splunk Integration

Connect the SpinOne platform to feed data to your Splunk environment with these easy steps! 1) Login to the SpinOne console and head to the Integrations section from the left panel. 2) Click View Connections for Splunk and click on Add Connection to begin the integration. 3) Fill in all the required information Title - Name of the integration URL - ...

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Updated February 9th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Splunk Integration

Connect the SpinOne platform to feed data to your Splunk environment with these easy steps! 1) Login to the SpinOne console and head to the Integrations section from the left panel. 2) Click View Connections for Splunk and click on Add Connection to begin the integration. 3) Fill in all the required information Title - Name of the integration URL - ...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Retention Policy Configuration

In this document we will discuss setting up the Retention Policy of your SpinOne for Office 365 console. The retention policy dictates how long inactive data remains recoverable from the console. This policy can be configured from anywhere between 6 months, to indefinitely! To follow along in the UI, login to your SpinOne console and head to the Acc...

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Updated January 19th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

How to Restore from a Salesforce Backup

In the following document we will discuss how to Restore Salesforce data from the SpinOne platform. Login to the SpinOne platform and head to the Jobs section from the left panel. At the top right of your screen, locate the New Job button and click Restore. From the new screen, there are three key components that have to be decided: Whether Data or ...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Linking Accounts

If your organization has multiple domains protected by SpinOne, or utilizes domains across SaaS services that SpinOne protects - now you will have the ability to link these accounts together! Login to the SpinOne console and on the top right you should now be able to see the Linked Accounts management center.  (Please note: Linked Accounts is curren...

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Updated July 13th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Assigning Additional User Permissions

Initially, only the Root Administrator of the SpinOne account will have access to the SpinOne platform. However, it is extremely easy to delegate customized access to other users based on what's required for them. In this article, we will discuss how to: 1) Assign additional permissions to other users 2) Understand what each permission set entails A...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Archive Licenses for Google Workspace

Spin, Google Workspace, or VFE licenses for deleted Users in Google Workspace can accrue and lead to a large cost. Due to this, we have released Archived licenses for Google Workspace. Once Users are no longer active in Google Workspace and their data needs to be retained, simply assign them low-cost Archive licenses. Archive licenses can be found i...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Storage Selection by OU

Large organizations typically have offices around the globe, and per GDPR, data that originates in certain regions must stay within those regions. To assist these organizations in meeting their compliance requirements and regulations, Spin Technology introduces Storage Selection by OU for Google Workspace. SpinOne automatically imports the Organizat...

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Updated January 19th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

How to Backup Your Salesforce Environment

In this article, we will discuss on how backups of your Salesforce environment are performed through SpinOne. Automated Backups Automated incremental backups are available either 1x or 3x a day, depending on the subscription that you are on. This can be customized in the Account Settings section. Additionally, SpinOne offers a weekly full backup tha...

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Updated January 10th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Q4 2021 Recap

Here is a quick summary of the major updates released in the fourth and last quarter of 2021! Linked Accounts If your organization has multiple domains protected by SpinOne, or utilizes domains across SaaS services that SpinOne protects - now you will have the ability to link these accounts together! Login to the SpinOne console and on the top right...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Google Account: Deleted Data Recovery

Go to  www.spin.ai   1. If you already have a Spin account, tap the  Log in  button in the upper right-hand corner. If you do not have an account, check out our articles on how to get started today  to recover your deleted data in future.   2. Insert your e-mail and password or sign in with Google.   3. On the left of your dashboard click on  Users....

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Updated November 13th, 2020 by Davit Asatryan

Automated Daily Google Workspace Backup

Automated Daily Google Workspace Backups are a crucial part of protecting data in today’s  public cloud environments  and an integral part of data security. Backups allow data to be reconstructed after a potential security event, resulting from data either being damaged, deleted, or corrupted.  Data loss can occur due to accidental or intentional de...

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Updated November 13th, 2020 by Davit Asatryan

Versioning: Go Back in Time!

We offer easy and simple backup and restore of lost or deleted Google Workspace data. You can benefit from our best-of-breed restore-in-time machine, which gets you the most from every Google Workspace data backup. Here is how it works. We perform automated backups of all your data for every Google Workspace service and a snapshot, or a  Version , o...

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Updated June 24th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Q1 2021 Recap

Here is a quick summary of the major updates released in the first quarter of 2021! Now you can Block or Allow OAuth Apps or Chrome Extensions based on their requested scopes of permissions! Choose from a list of 44 scopes that applications typically request and create automation around how applications are blocked / allowed! You can select one scop...

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Updated July 26th, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Google Account: Manual Data Backup

Go to www.spin.ai and create your SpinOne account. To sign up, check out our How to Sign Up for a Business Account article. The first automatic backup of your Google data will start shortly after your registration. Please note that when an automated backup is queued, you cannot perform a manual backup. If your automated backups have completed, and n...

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Updated February 9th, 2022 by Davit Asatryan

Setting API Limits for SpinOne

Salesforce API limits are very sensitive. Each organization is restricted on a certain amount of API calls based on their subscription type and number of users. Due to this,  SpinOne for Salesforce now allows our customers to set API limitations for their backups. Simply login to the SpinOne console and head to the Salesforce tab from the left panel...

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Updated November 13th, 2020 by Davit Asatryan

How to Download Google Data to a Local Device

With  SpinOne for Business  you can easily download the backed up data from your SpinOne account directly to your local device. Go to www.spin.ai   and follow these steps: 1. If you already have a Spin account, tap the  Log in  button in the upper right-hand corner. To create a Spin account, please check out our other articles . 2. Insert your e-mai...

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Updated January 23rd, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Drive Sharing Management

In the  Data Audit  section you can check all Drive sharing in your organization. Press the  Data Audit  button on your dashboard from the left panel. The section that will open on your screen is  Shared Data . This section depicts all shared data. The list includes the name and the owner of the file or folder, the email addresses of people the file...

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Updated January 23rd, 2021 by Davit Asatryan

Data Policies

Shared Items Control Policy The following policy allows administrators to set conditions on Drive file sharing from their organization. Conditions can be created by: File name - The full name or part of the name of a file. Multiple file names can be entered simultaneously. Check all domains - Enabling this feature detects all sharing to outside of y...

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