V11 Service Pack 10
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Cloud Storage - Tools

Table of Contents

Cloud Storage Explorer Tool

Cloud Storage Explorer tool provides the ability to connect to the cloud library and explore its contents. Use this tool to verify the contents of backup data on the cloud.

This tool can also be used to verify connectivity to cloud storage. If a cloud library cannot be reached, then the connection status appears on the tool's status bar.

Cloud Storage Explorer tool is available on the CommServe and Windows MediaAgent computers.

Starting Cloud Storage Explorer Tool

  1. In Windows Explorer, go to the <software installation path>\Base folder, and then double-click CloudStorageExplorer.exe.

    CloudStorageExplorer window will display all the cloud libraries configured in the CommCell environment.

    Click the cloud library that you wish to explore. The connection status will be displayed in the tool's status bar.

  2. Press the F7 key.

    The size and number of files in the bucket will be displayed in the status bar.

Cloud Test Tool

Cloud Test tool provides the ability to test connectivity by uploading and downloading data to the cloud library . This tool can also be used to download archived data from cloud storage.

Cloud Test tool is available on the CommServe and MediaAgent computers.

Starting the Cloud Test Tool

Windows Operating System

  1. In Windows Explorer, go to the <software installation path>\Base folder, and then double-click CloudTestTool.exe.

    The command prompt appears.

    CloudTestTool, Version 11.0.0

    This program will perform simple cloud server tests for you.
    Press <ENTER> to begin...

UNIX Operating System

  1.  At the UNIX prompt # or [root@servername], type:

    [root@servername]# /opt/commvault/Base/CloudTestTool

    The CloudTestTool prompt appears.

    CloudTestTool, Version 11.0.0

    This program will perform simple cloud server tests for you.
    Press <ENTER> to begin...

Testing Connectivity with the Cloud Test Tool

With this procedure, you test your ability to connect to the cloud library and read or write the content.

  1. Start the Cloud Test Tool.

    CloudTestTool, Version 11.0.0

    This program will perform simple cloud server tests for you.
    Press <ENTER> to begin...

  2. Press Enter.

    A list of cloud storage devices (vendor types) appears.

  3. Enter the number of the cloud storage device that you want to select, and then press Enter.
  4. Enter your credentials to access the cloud storage, and then press Enter.

    Select operation:
     1. Upload/Download Speed Test
     2. Upload Test File
     3. Download Test File
     4. Download and Convert Archived Data
     5. Copy Archived Data to another Cloud Server
     6. Upload multiple test files
     7. Delete the temp folder used for Uploading Multiple Test Files
     8. Access Functionality Check
     9. Reset Canned Access Control Lists ACL on Bucket to private

     0. Choose different vendor.

    Operation [1]:

  5. Press Enter to upload and download the cloud storage.

    The cloud test runs.

    Select operation:
     1. Upload/Download Speed Test
     2. Upload Test File
     3. Download Test File
     4. Download and Convert Archived Data
     5. Copy Archived Data to another Cloud Server
     6. Upload multiple test files
     7. Delete the temp folder used for Uploading Multiple Test Files
     8. Access Functionality Check
     9. Reset Canned Access Control Lists ACL on Bucket to private

     0. Choose different vendor.

    Operation [1]:
    Enter the full file name to upload, or press Enter to use randomized buffer:

    Enter the value of the file size <1MB - 4096MB> : 1

    Uploading file to [90-Reproduce\CVCLOUDTEMPFOLDER\CVCLOUDTESTFILE]..

    File size = 1.00 MB is uploaded in [2] seconds, transfer rate 0.50 MByte/sec.
    Enter the destination folder to download, or press Enter without saving file:

    Downloading file [90-Reproduce\CVCLOUDTEMPFOLDER\CVCLOUDTESTFILE]..

    File size = 1.00 MB is downloaded in [1] seconds, transfer rate 1.00 MByte/sec.

    Press <ENTER> to delete the file from server...

  6. Press Enter to delete the data that was written during the cloud storage test.

Downloading Archived Data with the Cloud Test Tool

This procedure downloads a copy of the data from the cloud storage. You can use this copy of the data to troubleshoot a volume or a chunk.

  1. Start the Cloud Test Tool.

    CloudTestTool, Version 11.0.0

    This program will perform simple cloud server tests for you.
    Press <ENTER> to begin...

  2. Press Enter.

    A list of cloud storage devices (vendor types) appears.

  3. Enter the number of the cloud storage device that you want to select, and then press Enter.
  4. Enter your credentials to access the cloud storage, and then press Enter.

    Select operation:
     1. Upload/Download Speed Test
     2. Upload Test File
     3. Download Test File
     4. Download and Convert Archived Data
     5. Copy Archived Data to another Cloud Server
     6. Upload multiple test files
     7. Delete the temp folder used for Uploading Multiple Test Files
     8. Access Functionality Check
     9. Reset Canned Access Control Lists ACL on Bucket to private

     0. Choose different vendor.

    Operation [1]:

  5. Type 4, and then press Enter.

    Select operation:
     1. Upload/Download Speed Test
     2. Upload Test File
     3. Download Test File
     4. Download and Convert Archived Data
     5. Copy Archived Data to another Cloud Server
     6. Upload multiple test files
     7. Delete the temp folder used for Uploading Multiple Test Files
     8. Access Functionality Check
     9. Reset Canned Access Control Lists ACL on Bucket to private

     0. Choose different vendor.

    Operation [1]:4
    Enter the source folder:

  6. Type the source path of the volume, and then press Enter.

    For example:

    Folder1-90TR-\CV_MAGNETIC\V_11

  7. Type the path of the local directory where you want to download the archive, and then press Enter.

    For example:

    C:\Download

    The archive is downloaded to the location that you specified.

    Select operation:
     1. Upload/Download Speed Test
     2. Upload Test File
     3. Download Test File
     4. Download and Convert Archived Data
     5. Copy Archived Data to another Cloud Server
     6. Upload multiple test files
     7. Delete the temp folder used for Uploading Multiple Test Files
     8. Access Functionality Check
     9. Reset Canned Access Control Lists ACL on Bucket to private

     0. Choose different vendor.

    Operation [1]:4
    Enter the source folder:
    Folder1-90TR-\CV_MAGNETIC\V_11
    Enter the local destination folder:
    c:\download

    Downloaded remote folder [Folder1-90TR-\CV_MAGNETIC\V_11] to local folder [C:\Download] size = 56.67 MB in [18] seconds, transfer rate 3.15 MByte/sec.

    Press <ENTER> to return to the previous menu...

Perform Functionality Checks

This procedure checks the functionalities, needed by the  Commvault software on cloud, to make sure that it is working properly. You can use this test for troubleshooting purposes. It can be used to check the functions on Amazon S3 compatible servers.

This procedure lists, uploads, download, and deletes files and folder.

  1. Start the Cloud Test Tool.

    CloudTestTool, Version 11.0.0

    This program will perform simple cloud server tests for you.
    Press <ENTER> to begin...

  2. Press Enter.

    A list of cloud storage devices (vendor types) appears.

  3. Enter the number of the cloud storage device that you want to select, and then press Enter.
  4. Enter your credentials to access the cloud storage, and then press Enter.

    Select operation:
     1. Upload/Download Speed Test
     2. Upload Test File
     3. Download Test File
     4. Download and Convert Archived Data
     5. Copy Archived Data to another Cloud Server
     6. Upload multiple test files
     7. Delete the temp folder used for Uploading Multiple Test Files
     8. Access Functionality Check
     9. Reset Canned Access Control Lists ACL on Bucket to private

     0. Choose different vendor.

    Operation [1]:

  5. Type 8, and then press Enter.

    Select operation:
     1. Upload/Download Speed Test
     2. Upload Test File
     3. Download Test File
     4. Download and Convert Archived Data
     5. Copy Archived Data to another Cloud Server
     6. Upload multiple test files
     7. Delete the temp folder used for Uploading Multiple Test Files
     8. Access Functionality Check
     9. Reset Canned Access Control Lists ACL on Bucket to private

     0. Choose different vendor.

    Operation [1]:8
    Enter the source folder:

  6. Type 1, and then press Enter.

    Do you want to start the Access Functionality Check (upload, download, list and delete) now? Press '1' to continue or '0' to back to the previous menu [0]: 1

    The functionality checks are performed.

    Checking the cloud server status... PASSED.
    Checking the root folder status... PASSED.
    Creating the subfolder... PASSED.
    Checking the subfolder... PASSED.
    Creating the file............ PASSED.
    Reading the file............ PASSED.
    Getting the file list... PASSED.
    Deleting the file... PASSED.
    Deleting the subfolder... PASSED.
    All tests are passed.