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:


  • 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.


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

クラウドストレージを宛先として追加する方法はシンプルです。Retrospect には「クラウド」と呼ばれる新しいセットタイプがあります。新規のバックアップセット/メディアセットを作成して、タイプに「クラウド」を選択してください。

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

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Using Cloud Storage in Retrospect


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Throttling Cloud Backups in Retrospect


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General Tips

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

Last Update: 2018年05月17日