Image Sharing Server configuration for HCP cloud provider support

Image Sharing Server configuration for HCP cloud provider support

Article: 100047098
Last Published: 2020-02-14
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Product(s): NetBackup

Problem

In NetBackup 8.2, Image Sharing does not support HCP as a cloud provider. You cannot configure an Image Sharing server with an HCP cloud provider.

Error Message

When you try to configure an Image Sharing server with an HCP cloud provider, the either of the following errors are displayed:

ERROR - Please verify your S3 credential, bucket_name, region is valid!
ERROR - Exception: Access Denied
ERROR - Exit sync up sys inodes

Cause

Image Sharing does not support HCP as a cloud provider.

Solution

The following EEBs are required to use an HCP cloud provider with an Image Sharing server.

  1. Install EEB_3981134_V12 and EEB_ 3981837_V11 on on-premise CloudCatalyst server and Image Sharing server in the cloud.
  2. User configures Image Sharing server by the following command:
    1. /usr/openv/pdde/pdag/scripts/ims_system_config.py -k <key_id> -s <secret_key> -b <bucket_name> -pt hitachicp  -t PureDisk_hitachicp_rawd -sh <s3_hostname> -sp <s3_http_port> -sps <s3_https_port> -ssl <ssl_usage> 

Description:

Specify the following options to use HCP cloud:

  • -pt hitachicp: Specify cloud provider type as hitachicp (HCP lan)
  • -t PureDisk_hitachicp_rawd: Specify storage server type as PureDisk_hitachicp_rawd
  • -sh <s3_hostname>: Specify HCP storage server hostname
  • -sp <s3_http_port>: Specify HCP storage server http port (Default is 80)
  • -sps <s3_https_port>: Specify HCP storage server http port (Default is 443)
  • -ssl <ssl_usage>: Specify whether to use SSL. (0- Disable SSL. 1- Enable SSL. Default is 1.) If SSL is disabled, it will use <s3_http_port> to make connection to <s3_hostname>. Otherwise, it will use <s3_https_port>.

References

Etrack : 3981837 Etrack : 3981133 Etrack : 3981134

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