How to use HYCU Backup with Exoscale Object Storage
The backup software HYCU is popular in the enterprise area. Amazon S3-compatible object storage can be used as long-term storage. Exoscale offers such S3-compatible storage, which is perfect for HYCU. This guide shows you how to set up HYCU to use the Exoscale Simple Object Storage.
Before you start this guide, you will need to:
Create an IAM key, also via the Portal or the CLI. See the IAM documentation for more information.
Add an S3 Bucket as a Backup Target
Log into the HYCU portal:
Click on Targets in the main navigation. In the Targets view, click Add.
Enter a name. You can also enter an optional description.
Select the AWS S3/Compatible type and enter the service endpoint (Such as https://sos-de-muc-1.exo.io).
Then enter the bucket name and login information.
There are additional parameters which can be adjusted, such as the size (or quota), compression, or encryption before you upload.
Depending on where the bucket has been created, you will have to enter the
appropriate service endpoint. The endpoint is
https://sos-ZONE.exo.io. Make sure
ZONE with the relevant zone.
You can find all Exoscale zones on
our website or with the CLI
exo zones list.