Manage Storage Accounts

The Storage Accounts tab manages cloud and local backup storage accounts.

This chapter covers the following topics:

Add New Storage Account

To Add New Storage Account

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the Storage menu, select Storage Accounts item.
  3. Click Add Account. Add Cloud Storage wizard opens.

  1. Select the required storage provider (as an example, the storage provider is Microsoft Azure).
  2. Click Next.
  3. Specify the credentials to access the storage account.

If you want to create a new storage destination, click Sign Up for Microsoft Azure

  1. Click Next.
  2. Specify the container. In the Display Name field, specify the container name which will be displayed, then select whether you use an existing container or create new:
  • Select the Create New option to create a new container
  • Select the Select Existing option to use the existing container, then select it in the drop-down list.

  1. Cick Next.
  2. Select companies or users to assign to the storage account.

Note that it is not possible to assign companies and users simultaneously to the storage account

  1. Click Next.
  2. View the storage account summary, then click Save.

Add a Backup Destination for Existing Storage Account

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the Storage menu, select theStorage Accounts item.
  3. fin the stotage account to add the new backup destination, then click the Settings icon.
  4. Select Add Backup Destination

  1. Specify bucket or container you want to point as a backup destination or create a new one:

  1. Next, select companies or users to apply this backup destination.
  2. Click Save.

Edit a Storage Account

To Edit a Storage Account

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the Storage menu, select theStorage Accounts item.
  3. Find the storage account you want to edit, then click the Settings icon.

  • To modify the display name, select Edit display name, then specify the new storage account name
  • To change the storage account credentials, select Change Credentials (the figure below display the dialog box for Amazon S3 storage account), then specify the new credentials for the storage account
  • To specify storage cost settings for the storage account, select Storage Cost Settings, then specify the storage cost settings that will be applied for this storage account
    • In the Cost per GB field, specify your own expense rate per GB for the storage account
    • In the Price per GB field, specify the end user price per GB
    • To add a custom price for the specific company, click Add custom price by company, then, in the Storage Cost Settings dialog box, specify your own expense rate per GB and the end user price per GB
    • To add a custom price for the specific user, click Add custom price by company, then, in the Storage Cost Settings dialog box, specify your own expense rate per GB and the end user price per GB.
  • To add the new backup destination for the storage account, select Add Backup Destination
    • In the Add destination bucket dialog box, specify the backup destination settings:
      • In the Display Name field, specify the backup destination name
      • Select the Create New Bucket option to create a new bucket for the backup destination
      • Select Select existing bucket option to specify the existing bucket for the backup destination
      • In case the storage account is Amazon S3, the Use Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration check box is available. Select it to apply the Amazon transfer acceleration tool for the backup destination. To learn more, refer to the Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration article.
  • To specify the lifecycle rule for the storage account (available only for Amazon storage accounts), select Lifecycle Rules Settings To learn more about Amazon lifecycle rules, refer to the S3 Lifecycle Policies chapter.

Delete Storage Account

To delete a Storage Account

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the Storage menu, select theStorage Accounts item.
  3. Find the storage account you want to delete, then click the Settings icon.
  4. Select Delete Account, then confirm the storage account deletion.

Manage Backup Destinations for Users

To Manage Backup Destinations

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the RMM menu, select the Remote Management item.
  3. Find the computer you want to modify the backup destination settings, then click the Settings icon.
  4. Select Edit, then select Edit Account.

  • In the User Account drop-down list, select the user for the storage account
  • In the Edition drop-down list, select the license type for the storage account
  • In the Backup Destination table, select computers for specific backup destinations. In the SSL column, specify the SSL protocol usage for connections.
  1. Once you are finished with settings, click Save.