Adding an Amazon S3 Object Storage Repository

To back up the Amazon S3 buckets of Amazon S3 service accounts, you must create an Identity and Access Managemen (IAM) role and launch the EC2 VM with the IAM role with full permission to the S3 buckets. You must also select the EC2 VM as the access node.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Object storage.

    The Object storage page appears.

  2. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add object storage.

    The Add object storage dialog box appears.

  3. From the Vendor box, select Amazon S3.

  4. Enter the following information:

    • Object storage name: Enter a name for the repository.

    • Host URL: Enter the Amazon S3 account URL,

      To back up region-based data, enter the AWS service endpoint URL for the region in the format: s3.{region}

    • Select IAM Role.

    • IAM Role: Enter an IAM role with full permission on S3 buckets in the account to be backed up.

    • Access node: Select the proxy client computer where the Cloud Apps package is installed.

    • Backup plan: Select the backup plan that you want to use for this object storage repository.

  5. Click Save.