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 Add IBM Cloud Object 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 IBM Cloud Object Storage account URL, where you can add the region-based endpoint.

    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.

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

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