Cloud Backup - How to Set Up Zenko CloudServer for Cloud Backup

Cloud Backup


Zenko

Zenko CloudServer (formerly S3 Server) provides a free, open source, scalable cloud storage location for secure on-site data protection. Retrospect 15.1 for Windows and Mac are certified for Zenko CloudServer. Follow these step-by-step instructions for configuring Retrospect to integrate with Zenko CloudServer.


Setup

Zenko homepage

Zenko provides a single unifying interface using the Amazon S3 API, supporting multi-cloud backend data storage both on-premises and in the Amazon S3 public cloud as well as other services, including: Available now for Amazon S3, Scality RING and Docker. You can deploy it on any hardware you prefer. At the end of the setup, you will receive a path, an access key, and a secret key.

Docker Instructions for Synology and QNAP NAS

You will need a Synology or QNAP NAS that can host Docker instances.

  1. Install Docker.

  2. Download scality/s3server.

  3. Launch scality/s3server via Image in Docker.

  4. In Docker > Container, highlight scality/s3server1 click on "Details". Local port is what is needed to connect.

  5. Create a bucket (folder) using Cyberduck instructions.

  6. Copy down the default access key and secret key.


Information for Retrospect

Retrospect needs three pieces of information to access Zenko CloudServer:

  • Pathurl_to_instance:port_number/your_bucket_name

  • Access Key – Use the Access Key provided by your Zenko CloudServer instance.

  • Secret Key – Use the Secret Key provided by your Zenko CloudServer instance.


Adding Cloud Storage in Retrospect

L'aggiunta del cloud storage come destinazione è semplice. Retrospect ha un nuovo tipo di set chiamato "Cloud". Crea un nuovo set di backup/supporti e seleziona "Cloud" come tipo.

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Cloud backup selection win

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Cloud backup selection mac

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

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S3 set creation win

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Cloud backup settings mac


Using Cloud Storage in Retrospect

L'utilizzo del cloud storage è semplice. Dopo aver creato un set di cloud, crea un nuovo script o aggiungilo a uno già esistente e fai clic su "Esegui". Il backup inizierà con i contenuti del set che devono essere caricati nella posizione di archiviazione su cloud. Puoi seguire lo stato di avanzamento dell'esecuzione/attività.

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Cloud backup log mac


Throttling Cloud Backups in Retrospect

La limitazione per il backup e il ripristino su cloud è disponibile nelle Preferenze.

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Cloud backup preferences win

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Cloud backup preferences mac


General Tips

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


Last Update: 17 Mag 2018