Storage Limits for Users

Managed Backup provides the feature of a separate storage limit management for users. This feature allows you to manage your users' storage expenses flexibly and efficiently.

This chapter covers the following topics:

To open the list of storage limits, select the Storage Limits item in the Storage menu of the Management Console. The list of storage limits has a grid view.

Add New Storage Limit

To add a new storage limit, proceed as follows:

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the Storage menu, select the Storage Limits item.
  3. Click Add New.
    • In the Name field, specify the display name of the storage limit. This is a mandatory field.
    • In the Description field, enter a description of the storage limit.
    • Select Use Backup Limit check box if you want to limit the total size of backups for this storage limit. If you want to keep the total size of backups unlimited for this storage limit, keep this check box deselected.
    • In the Storage Limit (GB) field, specify the required value in Gigabytes.
    • Select Use Restore Limit check box, if you want to limit the total size of restores for this storage limit. If you want to keep the total size of restores unlimited for this storage limit, keep this check box deselected.
    • In the Restore Limit (GB) field, specify the required value in Gigabytes.
    • In the Cost ... field, specify the maximum level of expenses for the storage limit. This value is specified in the currency used for billing.
    • In case the cloud storage is Amazon Glacier or Glacier Deep Archive select required retrieval option

In case the cloud storage is Amazon Glacier or Glacier Deep Archive, the following retrieval options are available:* Do not restore files from Glacier. Select this option if you want to restrict the restore from Amazon Glacier or Glacier Deep Archive

  • Bulk
  • Standard
  • Expedited

The Amazon rates depend on the selected retrieval type (Bulk, Standard, or Expedited).

To learn more about Amazon Glacier and Glacier Deep Archive retrieval rates, refer to Amazon S3 Pricing page.

  1. Once you are finished with the storage limit settings, click Save.

Edit Storage Limit

To edit the storage limit, proceed as follows:

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the Storage menu, select the Storage Limits item.
  3. In the storage limit grid, select the one you want to edit, then click Edit.
    • In the Storage Limit (GB) field, you can specify the required value in Gigabytes
    • In the Restore Limit (GB) field, you can specify the required value in Gigabytes
    • In the Cost ... field, you can specify the maximum level of expenses for the storage limit. This value is specified in the currency used for billing.
  4. Make the required changes in the storage limit, then click Save.

Delete Storage Limit

To delete the storage limit, proceed as follows:

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the Storage menu, select the Storage Limits item.
  3. In the storage limit grid, select the one you want to delete, then click X.
  4. In the Delete storage limit dialog box, specify another storage limit for users who are assigned to the storage limit to be deleted, then click OK.

Assign Storage Limit to Existing User

To assign the storage limit to existing user, proceed as follows:

If you need to create user, refer to Create Users chapter.

  1. Open the Management Console.
  2. In the Organization menu, select the Users item.
  3. In the grid, find the user you want the storage limit to be applied, then click Edit.
  4. In the backup destinations list specified for the user, find the destination you want the storage limit to be applied, then click Edit.

If you need to set the storage limit for the new backup destination, click Add Backup Destination.

  1. In the Backup Destination dialog box, select the storage limit you want to apply, then click OK.

  1. Once you are finished with storage limit settings, click Save.