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Configuring an Alert to Automatically Run the Cloud Storage Archive Recall Workflow

Configure an alert using the Cloud Storage Archive Recall workflow to automatically initiate the workflow to recall data from the archive cloud storage, when a restore job is initiated.

Before You Begin

Procedure

Add an alert to run the Cloud storage archive recall workflow to recall data from Archive Cloud Storage products as follows:

  1. From the CommCell Console ribbon, click Home and then click Alert, and then click Configure Alerts.
  2. From the Alerts dialog box, click Add.
  3. Type the alert name in the Display Name box.
  4. Select Job Management from the Category pane, and select Data Recovery from the Type pane, and then click Next.
  5. Select the appropriate agents from the Agent Type pane, and the associated client from the Association pane, and then click Next.
  6. Select the Agent from the Agent pane and then navigate to the client and select the backupset containing subclients that backup data to the supported Archive Cloud Storage platforms in the Association pane. Click Next.

    TIP: As the workflow gets triggered for ALL restore jobs, select the following entities to avoid running the workflow unnecessarily:

  7. Select Job Started as the Alert Criteria.

    Make sure to clear the check box associated with all other options.

    Click Next.

  8. Click the Workflow tab on the Notification Type(s) Selection window.
  9. Click the Select [Workflow] for notification option and enable the option.
  10. Select Cloud storage archive recall workflow, from the Workflow to run list.
  11. Select the client computer on which the workflow will run, from the Run Workflow on list.
  12. Optionally, modify the following options for the specific storage vendors and click Next.

    Amazon Glacier or S3 Glacier Using Life Cycle Rule

    Options

    Description

    recall_period

    No. of days to keep the recalled data in Amazon S3 after the recall.

    Default is set to 3 days.

    recall_mode

    The recall mode that must be used to recall data. Default is set to 0, which is Standard mode. Valid values are:

    0 - Standard

    1 - Expedited

    Note: Expedited mode will incur additional costs.

    2 - Bulk

    For more information on the recall modes, see http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/API/RESTObjectPOSTrestore.html.

    Note: Deep Archive does not support the Expedited recall mode.

    Azure Archive Storage

    Options

    Description

    move_back_data

    Valid values are:

    true - (default selection) To indicate that the data recalled from the archive should be automatically moved back to archive storage after the restore.

    false - To indicate that the data should not be automatically moved back to archive storage. (Use this option if you plan to manually move the data.)

  13. If you have selected email notification, on the Users and User Groups Selection window, select the users who should receive the email alert, and click Next.
  14. Verify the Summary and click Finish.

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Last modified: 6/20/2019 8:51:36 PM