Cloud Backup - How to Set Up Aqua Ray for Cloud Backup

Cloud Backup


Aqua Ray Cloud Storage provides a low-cost, scalable cloud storage location for secure off-site data protection. Retrospect 15.1 for Windows and Mac are certified for Aqua Ray. Follow these step-by-step instructions for configuring Retrospect to integrate with Aqua Ray.


Account Setup

Contact Aqua Ray for product information and setup instructions. You will receive an access key and a secret key as part of the account setup.


Information for Retrospect

Retrospect needs four pieces of information to access Aqua Ray:

  • Pathswift.fr1.sto.aquaray.com:443/your_bucket_name

  • Access Key – Use the Access Key provided by your Aqua Ray instance.

  • Secret Key – Use the Secret Key provided by your Aqua Ray instance.

  • Region – Use the Region provided by your Aqua Ray instance.

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

[CloudRegion]
swift.fr1.sto.aquaray.com=fr1

Known Issues

Please note that Retrospect has the following known issues with Aqua Ray:

  • Unicode Backup Set Names: Retrospect does not work with Aqua Ray if you use a Unicode character in the backup set name.

  • Backup Set Name Length: Retrospect does not work with Aqua Ray if you use a backup set name that is more than 38 characters.


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

Interface Mac

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

Interface do Windows

Interface 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

Interface Mac


Throttling Cloud Backups in Retrospect

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

Interface do Windows

Interface Mac


General Tips

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


Última atualização: May 17, 2018