CrashPlan backups (HMS local accounts)

OS X systems at HMS where data is stored locally (self-administered/local accounts) should be backed up up with CrashPlan through HMS IT.

Setup CrashPlan

Download and install Crashplan

After launching the Code42 application, click Sign up for an account.

Username: Your HMS email address such as

This is NOT your or sbgrid accounts.

Enter your eCommons password

The Server URL: The SBGrid registration code  JJRR-RHW7-UHJW-H7JM

After you have installed Crashplan email your eCommons ID and machine name to

You can also visit the HMS install notes at instructions & software are available here.