Cloud Backup - How to Set Up SwiftStack for Cloud Backup

Cloud Backup


Swiftstack

SwiftStack Multi-Cloud Data Management Software provides enterprise-scale data storage solution for scalable on-site data management and protection. Retrospect 15.1 for Windows and Mac are certified for SwiftStack. Follow these step-by-step instructions for configuring Retrospect to integrate with SwiftStack.


Account Setup

Swiftstack homepage

Contact SwiftStack for product information and setup instructions. You will need the S3-compatible API enabled along with an access key, secret key, and a region.


Information for Retrospect

Retrospect needs four pieces of information to access SwiftStack:

  • Pathurl_to_your_instance:port_number/your_bucket_name

  • Access Key – Use the Access Key provided by SwiftStack installation.

  • Secret Key – Use the Secret Key provided by SwiftStack installation.

  • Region – Use the Region provided by SwiftStack installation.

The "Region" option must be added to the Retrospect INI file in the following format. Note that you should not include a port.

[CloudRegion]
url_to_your_instance=US

Adding Cloud Storage in Retrospect

Adicionar armazenamento em nuvem como um destino é simples. O Retrospect tem um novo tipo de conjunto chamado "Cloud". Crie um novo conjunto de backup / conjunto de mídias e selecione "Cloud" como o tipo.

Interface do Windows

Cloud backup selection win

Interface Mac

Cloud backup selection mac

Next you’ll need to enter your cloud storage credentials.

Interface do Windows

S3 set creation win

Interface Mac

Cloud backup settings mac


Using Cloud Storage in Retrospect

Usar o armazenamento em nuvem é simples. Depois de criar um conjunto de nuvens, crie um novo script ou adicione-o a um existente e clique em "Executar". O backup começará com o conteúdo do conjunto sendo carregado para o local de armazenamento na nuvem. Você pode acompanhar o progresso na execução / atividade.

Interface do Windows

Cloud backup log win

Interface Mac

Cloud backup log mac


Throttling Cloud Backups in Retrospect

A otimização para backup na nuvem e restauração na nuvem está disponível em Preferências.

Interface do Windows

Cloud backup preferences win

Interface Mac

Cloud backup preferences mac


General Tips

Below are a number of tips for using cloud storage in Retrospect:


Última atualização: May 17, 2018