How do I use Zmanda with Wasabi?

Zmanda is now certified for use with Wasabi.  To use this product with Wasabi, please follow the instructions below. 

Pre-requisites:

  • Amanda Enterprise and Zmanda clients are installed 
  • Wasabi account

Steps:

1. Launch Zmanda management console

  • Go to “Admin -> devices” page.

Click on “S3 Compatible Cloud Storage (Cloudian, Wasabi, etc.)”.

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2. In the Cloud Storage page:

  • Insert device name in “Name” field.
  • Provide “Endpoint (Host Name)” - s3.wasabisys.com
  • “Access Key” and
  • “Secret Key” in respective fields.
  • After providing all the details, click “Add”.

Note that this config example 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 

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3. Once the device added, the user will see a screen like shown below.

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4. Create a backup set:

  • From “Backup -> where” page, assign “Wasabi device” created to the backup set.
  • Click on “Radio button” as shown in the image below.
  • Click “Use”.

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5. Provide “Location Restriction”. For this example, provide location restriction as “us-east-1”. Then click on “Add”.

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6. This will create a bucket on Wasabi cloud with the name “zmc-<access-key>-<backup set name>”. 

7. Follow steps below on how to create a backup

  • Go to “Backup -> now” page. Select the radio button “Force Full Backup”.
  • Click on “Start Backup Now”.
  • This starts the backup process.

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8. Below shown is the “Monitor -> backups” page, where the user can check the status of the backup. Refer to the 2 screen shots below:

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9. User can check the backups in Wasabi console.

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