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Quick steps to set up Phoenix CloudCache

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If you are using Phoenix CloudCache for the first time, perform the following tasks to set up Phoenix CloudCache at your remote office locations.

CloudCache Setup Workflow

Steps to set up Phoenix CloudCache

Task Number Task Description


Log in to the Management Console and download CloudCache installer

To download and set up Phoenix CloudCache, you must log in to the Management Console.

The Phoenix CloudCache installer for Windows and the OVA for Linux is available on the Downloads page that you can access from Management Console.


Add, install, and activate Phoenix CloudCache for

To start, add an instance of Phoenix CloudCache from Management Console.

At the time of adding, Druva Cloud generates an activation key. This key functions as a unique identifier and establishes a connection between the Druva Cloud and the Phoenix CloudCache. Use this key to activate Phoenix CloudCache.

Note: Perform this step for all instances of Phoenix CloudCache.


Configure Phoenix CloudCache

After you activate the Phoenix CloudCache, you must configure the CloudCache so that you can successfully use it for your data backup and restore tasks.

In the configuration, perform the following tasks:

  1. Add volume: While adding a volume, specify the folder as a volume and folder size as the volume size to back up your server data in Phoenix CloudCache. For more information, see Add Data Volumes.
  2. Define retention period: To back up and restore your servers, you need to configure the retention period for each attached backup set. For more information, see Update the retention period.
  3. Define synchronization schedule and maximum bandwidth: The schedule that you configure for Phoenix CloudCache to synchronize the data with Druva Cloud storage. To ensure optimum usage of bandwidth, we recommend that you set these schedules during off-peak hours. To benefit from the wider off-peak windows on weekends, you can set the weekly schedule for a longer duration. For more information, see Update synchronization schedule for a CloudCache.
  4. Attach backup set: Attach one or more backup sets that you want to map to  Phoenix CloudCacheFor more information, see Attach a new backup set.

Note: Perform these steps for all instances of Phoenix CloudCache.