Configure a backup location


  1. From the home page, select Settings, Cloud Settings to open the cloud settings page:

    Cloud settings

  2. In the Backup Locations section, select Add:

    Add new backup location

  3. Populate the following fields:

    AWS users

    • Name: specify the name with which backup location will show in PX-Backup
    • Cloud Account: choose the AWS credentials this backup location will use to create backups.
    • Path / Bucket: specify the path of the bucket or the name of the bucket that this backup location will place backups into
    • Encryption key (Optional): enter the optional encryption key to encrypt your backups in-transit
    • Region: with the name of your AWS region
    • Endpoint: with the URL of your cloud storage server or provider
    • Disable SSL: select this option if your on-prem S3-compliant object store does not support SSL/TLS
    • Storage class: choose the S3 storage class your cloud backups will use

    Configure an AWS backup location

    Azure Users

    • Name: specify the name with which backup location will show in PX-Backup
    • Cloud Account: choose the Azure credentials this backup location will use to create backups.
    • Path / Bucket: specify the path of the bucket or the name of the bucket that this backup location will place backups into
    • Encryption key (Optional): enter the optional encryption key to encrypt your backups in-transit

    Configure an Azure backup location

    Google cloud Users

    • Name: specify the name with which backup location will show in PX-Backup
    • Cloud Account: choose the Google cloud credentials this backup location will use to create backups.
    • Path / Bucket: specify the path of the bucket or the name of the bucket that this backup location will place backups into
    • Encryption key (Optional): enter the optional encryption key to encrypt your backups in-transit

    Configure an Google clouud backup location

  4. Select the Add button


Last edited: Saturday, Sep 26, 2020