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CloudBoost Disaster Recovery

If the CloudBoost appliance encounters a failure you must deploy a second CloudBoost appliance to restore the metadata from backups in the cloud.

CloudBoost System Requirements

This article lists the system requirements for running CloudBoost, giving details of supported public and private clouds and NetWorker server versions

Configuring a CloudBoost Share

You must configure the shared data store immediately after you have deloyed the CloudBoost virtual appliance.

Connecting NetWorker to CloudBoost

Connect NetWorker to CloudBoost to send a NetWorker backup clone to CloudBoost.

Deploying the CloudBoost virtual appliance

After you configure the CloudBoost virtual app via vSphere cli you can login the CloudBoost management console to configure its deployment settings.

Configuring the CloudBoost virtual appliance

After you have installed CloudBoost virtual appliance, you must next configure the IP settings and hostname for CloudBoost from the VM console.

Downloading the CloudBoost encryption keys

Always download your Cloudboost Encryption keys at your earliest possible time as there is no way to retrieve them after a system failure.

CloudBoost Firewall Port requirements

The following table provides a list of firewall port requirements for CloudBoost for NetWorker.

Introduction to NetWorker with CloudBoost

The CloudBoost virtual appliance presents itself as a NetWorker AFTD. The enabled workflow is a clone operation to the cloud.

CloudBoost Dashboard Overview

You can monitor the health of the systems and obtain basic statistics such as the amount of de-duplicated data, number of users, etc.

Upgrading the CloudBoost virtual appliance

On the Support page, you can see what version of CloudBoost is currently running, and you can upgrade the CloudBoost virtual appliance.