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Version: 2.7

Add AWS backup location

Perform the following steps to add AWS S3 compatible object store as backup location in Portworx Backup:

  1. In the home page, from the left navigation pane, click Clusters.

  2. At the upper-right corner, click Settings > Cloud Settings.

    Cloud settings

  3. In the Backup Locations section, select Add:

    Add new backup location

  4. Populate the following fields:

    • Name: specify the name for the backup location, Portworx Backup displays this name as backup location name in the web console

    • Cloud Account: choose the AWS/S3 compatible object store account credentials this backup location should use to create backups.

    • Path / Bucket: specify the path of the bucket or the name of the bucket that this backup location will place backups into

    • Encryption key (Optional): enter the optional encryption key to encrypt your backups in-transit. For more information on encryption support, refer Transit data encryption matrix.

    • Server-side encryption (SSE-S3): select this option to encrypt the data (bucket-level or object-level) at destination. For more information, refer Server-side encryption matrix.

    • Region: with the name of your AWS/S3 compatible object store account region

    • Endpoint: with the URL of your cloud storage server or provider

    • Disable SSL: select this option if your on-premises S3-compliant object store does not support SSL/TLS

    • Storage class: choose the S3 storage class your cloud backups should use

      Configure AWS backup location

      For more information on the supported storage class types, refer S3 storage classes.

  5. Click Add.


    Update Stork deployment spec with add hostNetwork: true and wait for the Stork pods to restart before you take a backup (on S3 object store-based backup location and not for NFS backup locations) in OpenShift Cluster Platform (OCP) on cloud like ARO, ROSA, and ROKS on AWS/S3 compatible object store environments.

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