Creating Google Cloud Instances

While creating a new virtual client, a default instance is created automatically.

You can create additional instances to manage different Google Cloud service accounts.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, expand Client Computers > client.
  2. Right-click Cloud Apps, point to All Tasks, and then click Create New Instance.

    The New Google Cloud Storage Instance dialog box appears.

  3. On the General tab, provide the following details:
    1. In the Instance Name box, type a name for the instance.
    2. In the Access Node box, select the proxy client computer where the Cloud Apps package is installed.
    3. In the Storage Policy box, select a storage policy for the backup and restore operations.
    4. In the Number of Data Backup Streams box, type the number of data streams to use for backups. The maximum value is 99.

      Note: The number of streams must not exceed the maximum number configured in the subclient storage policy. The CommServe host allocates streams depending on the availability of resources.

  4. On the Connection Details tab, provide the following details:
    1. In the Host URL box, type the Google Cloud service account URL (storage.googleapis.com).
    2. In the Access Key box, type the access key of your Google Cloud service account.
    3. In the Secret Key box, type the secret key of your Google Cloud service account.
  5. Click OK.


The Commvault software creates a Google Cloud instance by using the specified credentials, and a default subclient.

Last modified: 8/13/2019 9:04:16 AM