Fixing your Permissions so Backblaze Settings will 'stick' (Mac)

Setting Permissions on the Backblaze Folder

If you have a problem getting your changes in the Backblaze settings to "stick", the most likely cause is an issue with the file permissions on the Backblaze folder. Backblaze needs to be able to write to the settings file when a user makes a change.

The steps for fixing the permissions and getting the Backblaze backup settings repaired are:

Setting Permissions on the Backblaze Folder

  1. Click on the Finder
  2. Press Command + Shift + G
  3. Enter /Library/Backblaze or /Library/Backblaze.bzpkg into the text input, press the "tab" key on your keyboard and press “Go”
     Go To package.png

  4. The Backblaze folder or Backblaze.bzpkg package will be selected. Choose "Get Info" from the File menu.
  5. Set the permissions to as they are in the picture. Please DO NOT apply this to enclosed items.

  1.  Backblaze.bzpkg_Info.png

 

Setting Permissions on Backblaze Data Folder

  1. Click on the Finder
  2. Press Command + Shift + G
  3. Enter /Library/Backblaze/bzdata or  /Library/Backblaze.bzpkg/bzdata into the text input and press “Go”
     Go_to_Folder.png
  4. Right Click on the bzdata folder and select “Get Info” from the list
  5. Set the permissions to as they are in the picture.
  6. Please click on the gear and select “Apply to enclosed items”

 


Setting Permissions on Backblazeʼs .bzvol folder

  1. Click on the Finder
  2. Press Command + Shift + G
  3. Enter /.bzvol into the text input and press “Go”
  4. Right Click on the .bzvol folder and select “Get Info” from the list
  5. Set the permissions to as they are in the picture.
  6. Please click on the gear and select “Apply to enclosed items” 
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