Configuring Cloud Storage

Use the following procedure to configure cloud storage.


  1. From the navigation pane, click Storage > Cloud.

    The Cloud page appears.

  2. In the upper right of the page, click Add to add a cloud storage.

    The Add cloud dialog box appears.

  3. Enter the details for the cloud storage. For cloud storage provider details, see Cloud Provider Information.

    1. In the Name box, type the name of the storage.

    2. From the Type list, select the cloud vendor.

  4. From the MediaAgent list, select the MediaAgent that will write the data to the cloud storage.

  5. In the Server host box, type the server host.

    For few cloud storage types, the Commvault software populates the Server Host box with the default value of the vendor.

  6. In the Credential section, you can choose either of the following options to access the cloud library:

    • From the Name list, select the credential that you want to use to access the cloud library.

    • You can click the + sign to create new credential to access a cloud library, see Adding Credentials to a Cloud Library.

    • You can slide the Credentials slider to disable the use of credentials, and type the Access key ID and the Secret access key to access the cloud library.

  7. Choose the data management option:

    • To enable deduplication on the storage, slide the Use deduplication toggle key to the right, in the Deduplication DB location box, browse and select the path of the deduplication database (DDB) and then click Save.

      For more information about configuring additional DDB partitions, see Configuring Additional Partitions for a Deduplication Database.

    • If you do not want to use the deduplication data management feature, click Save.