Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery is a backup software designed to conduct backup, recovery and archiving activities, enable operational reporting and perform hardware snapshot management, all in one complete solution.
This guide shows how to configure and use Commvault V11 SP14 which has introduced direct S3 connection towards S3 Compatible Object Storage.
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Open Commcell Console, expand Storage Resources then right-click on Libraries, select Add and select Cloud Storage Library as shown below:
Next step is to configure the Add Cloud Storage as follows:
Type a name
select S3 Compatible Storage from the Type drop-down menu
Fill in Access InformationService Host, Access Key ID and Secret Access Key retrieving them as Endpoint/Service point,Access Key and Secret Key in S3 Access section from your administrative panel by logging
Once the Library is configured a new Storage Policy can be configured as follows: expand Policies ,right-click on Storage Policies and select New Storage Policy
Select Storage Policy Type as Data Protection and Archiving and click Next
Enter a Storage Policy Name and click * Next*
It is possible to use a Deduplication Policy as shown below. In this example it has been selected No and then click Next
Select the Library previously defined and click Next
Select a Media Agent and click on Next
Enter the Device Streams and Retention Rule as follows*, then click **Next*
Just click Next in the Advanced settings for primary copy wizard
Un-tick Yes to enable Deduplication for the primary copy, then click Next
Review the Setting Selections, then click on Finish
The new Storage Policy is now present in the Storage policy list and it's possible to start with the first back-up to The SwARM storage.
As shown below, in this example, Client Computers has been expanded and selected defaultBackupSet. Then right-click on default and select Properties
In the Subclient Properties of default wizard select Storage Device and select the Storage Policy just configured from the drop-down menu and click OK
And it's now possible to start the back-up. Right-click on the selected Subclient, Select Backup Type and click OK
Once the backup has started, it is possible to check its status in the Job Controller Panel