How to add cloud storage to Data Protector 10

Micro Focus Data Protector also supports cloud based storage to backup and restore from various cloud platforms like Azure, Amazon S3 and other cloud storage.

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Cloud storage can be configured using its security credential to integrate with cloud provider and to transmit the data to the cloud storage. It support public cloud which works similar to Back to Disk (B2D) storage.

Lets check how to configured the Amazon S3 cloud storage with Data Protector

Log in to Data Protector Cell Manager

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Then from the drop down > choose Device & Media

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Right click on Devices and choose > Add Device

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Then give a Device Name and Description and choose Device Type > Backup to Disk > Interface type > Cloud (Amazon S3 API compatible target > Next

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Now you can choose S3 Region > then enter Access Key ID and Secret Access Key > and you can select or create a new Bucket on Amazon

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Now you either select exiting bucket if already created on amazon which will list automatically or create a new bucket. Note that bucket name can only be in small letters, without space and no special character. Now click OK

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Now post adding or selecting the Bucket > click Add as shown below

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Then click Settings

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Then choose Default media pool > Amazon_MediaPool and click OK

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If you want to change setting of the amazon storage you can click Advanced in above option and make changes like number of jobs to run a time etc.

The gateway will be added and you can click Next

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Now Amazon Backup to Disk is added with same Bucket name which you selected or created > click Finish

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You can also expand and find same bucket name under Devices option

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