Adding an Alibaba Object Storage Service Repository


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To back up an Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service (OSS) 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 Alibaba Cloud OSS.

    The Add Alibaba Cloud OSS Storage dialog box appears.

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

  5. In the Host URL box, enter the Alibaba Cloud OSS account URL,, where region is the region ID that you are using.

    For example,

  6. Do one of the following:

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

    • 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.

      • Access key ID: Enter the access key ID of the Alibaba Cloud OSS service account.

      • Secret access key: Enter the secret access key of the Alibaba Cloud OSS service account.

      1. Click Save.

  7. Enter the following information:

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

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

  8. Click Save.