Cloud Backup - How to Set Up Orange for Cloud Backup

Cloud Backup


Orange Cloud Object Storage provides a low-cost, scalable cloud storage location for secure off-site data protection. Retrospect 15.6 for Windows and Mac are certified for Orange. Follow these step-by-step instructions for configuring Retrospect to integrate with Orange.


Account Setup

Contact Orange 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 Orange:

  • Pathurl_for_orange:443/your_bucket_name

  • Access Key – Use the Access Key provided by your Orange instance.

  • Secret Key – Use the Secret Key provided by your Orange instance.

  • Region – Use the Region provided by your Orange instance.


Adding Cloud Storage in Retrospect

Adding cloud storage as a destination is simple. Retrospect has a new set type called "Cloud". Create a new backup set/media set and select "Cloud" as the type.

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

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Mac Interface


Using Cloud Storage in Retrospect

Using cloud storage is simple. After you have created a cloud set, create a new script or add it to an existing one, and click "Run". The backup will begin with the contents of the set being uploaded to your cloud storage location. You can track the progress in the execution/activity.

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Throttling Cloud Backups in Retrospect

Throttling for cloud backup and cloud restore is available in Preferences.

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Mac Interface


General Tips

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


Last Update: 28 January, 2019