Adding IBM Cloud Object Storage Repository


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To back up an IBM Cloud object storage repository, add the repository.


  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. Click IBM Cloud Object Storage.

    The Configure IBM Cloud Object Storage wizard appears.

  4. On the Access Node tab of the wizard, select the access node where the Cloud Apps package is installed, and then click Next.

  5. On the Plan tab of the wizard, select the backup plan that you want to use for the object storage repository, and then click Next.

  6. On the Add object storage tab of the wizard, complete the following steps:

    1. In the Object storage name box, enter a name for the repository.

    2. In the Host URL box, enter the IBM Cloud Object Storage account URL, where you can add the region-based endpoint.

      For example,

    3. Do one of the following:

      • From the Credentials dialog box, select the credentials that you are going to use, and then click Next.

      • To add credentials to the Credential Manager, click the plus button (+).

        The Add Credential dialog box appears.

      1. Enter the following information:

      • Credential name: Enter a name for the credentials that you are creating.

      • User account: Enter a name for the user account.

      • API key: Enter the API key of the user account.

      • Description: Enter a description for the credentials.

      1. Click Save.

  7. On the Backup Content tab of the wizard, enter the path to the content to include in the content group, and then click Next.

  8. On the Summary tab of the wizard, review the options, and then click Finish.