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Exporting the Metadata from a PodCell to the Cloud

In the PodCell, you can configure a cloud library, select the clients, and specify a schedule to export the client metadata to the cloud library.

Before You Begin

Procedure

  1. Log on to the CommCell Console of the PodCell.
  2. From the CommCell Browser, right-click the CommServe node, point to All Tasks, and then click CommCell Registration.

    The CommCell Registration dialog box appears.

  3. Right-click the Global Repository Cell, and then click Export To Cloud.

    The Export to Cloud Wizard appears.

  4. You can do one of the following:
    • To use an existing cloud library, select Use existing cloud library, and then select the cloud library from the list.
    • To configure new cloud storage, select Create new cloud storage, and then enter the credentials to access the cloud storage.

      Notes:

      • You can acquire the access credentials from your cloud storage vendor.
      • The access information for cloud storage devices varies for each server type. For a list of server types and their access information, see Add Cloud Storage MediaAgent.
      • The credentials must not contain blank spaces or other special characters.
      • For another vendor that supports Amazon S3 such as Scality, you must select Amazon S3 from Type, and then, under Access Information, enter the credentials of that vendor.
      • If the MediaAgent accesses the cloud storage through a proxy server, click the Advanced tab, select the Proxy Server check box, and then enter the access information of the proxy server.
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the Monitor Entities page, select the clients that you want to monitor.
  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Export Options page, you can select one of the following options:
    • Perform Complete Export: Select this option to export all the metadata of the selected clients.
    • Perform Export From: Select this option to export the metadata of the selected clients for a specific period, and then specify the period.
  9. Click Next.
  10. On the Configure Schedule Pattern page, specify the schedule to perform the metadata export. For more information, see Scheduling - Online Help.
  11. Click Finish.