How do I use Commvault with Wasabi?

Commvault is certified for use with Wasabi.  This solution brief describes how Commvault and Wasabi work together.    The formal Commvault certification test results are attached to this article.

Wasabi is listed by Commvault as a supported cloud storage vendor at the URL below:

http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/v11/article?p=9237.htm

Wasabi is also listed by Commvault as a Tech Alliance Partner at the URL below:

http://www.commvault.com/partners/find

The information in this article was verified by the Wasabi Performance and Certification Team (PACT) using the Wasabi service in July 2017 and Commvault Commcell Console, version 11.

 

Prequisites:

Configuration step:

Tool:

Refer to:

1. Set up a Wasabi bucket.

Wasabi Management Console

Wasabi Management Console User Guide

2. Create and copy a Wasabi access key ID and secret access key.

Wasabi Management Console

Wasabi Management Console User Guide

3. Set up a Commvault storage library.

Commvault Commcell Console

Commvault documentation and the examples below

4. Set up a Commvault storage policy.

Commvault Commcell Console

Commvault documentation and the examples below (page 6)

5. Back up the Commvault storage library folder to Wasabi.

Commvault Commcell Console

Commvault documentation and the examples below (page 9)

 

1. Set Up a Commvault Storage Library

In Commvault Storage Resources, right-click on Libraries and select Add. Then, select Cloud Storage Library. On the Add Cloud Storage dialog, enter general information and be sure to include:

Field

Entry

Type

Amazon S3

Authentication

Access & Secret Keys

Service Host

s3.wasabisys.com*

Access Key ID

Enter the key that you created and copied in Step 2 of the Required Configuration, above

Secret Access Key

Enter the key that you created and copied in Step 2 of the Required Configuration, above

Bucket

Enter the name of the bucket that you set up in Step 1 of the Required Configuration, above

*Note that these examples discusses the use of Wasabi's us-east-1 storage region. To use other Wasabi storage regions, please use the appropriate Wasabi service URL as described in this article.

Refer to the following examples.

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2. Set Up a Commvault Storage Policy

In Policies, right-click on Storage Policies and select New Storage Policy. Using the Create Storage Policy Wizard, define the policy (such as Wasabi Cloud):

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Enter remaining information as appropriate for your application. For example:

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3. Back Up the Commvault Storage Library Folder to Wasabi

Right-click on the file system folder to be backed up and select Properties. Specify the General subclient properties. For example:

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On the Storage Device tab, be sure to select the Data Storage Policy as the one you set up above (such as Wasabi Cloud):

mceclip6.pngOnce the properties are set up, right-click on the file system folder to be backed up and select Backup.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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