StorageGRID Account

After selecting the StorageGRID option under the Select the Target Type page, configuration options for the StorageGRID target type are displayed.

Before you begin

About this task

You specify your StorageGRID credentials for the target type under the StorageGRID account page of the configuration wizard.


  1. In the URL field, enter the URL for the Amazon S3 cloud service
  2. In the Access Key ID field, enter the access ID for the S3 target.
  3. In the Secret Access Key field, enter the secret access key for the S3 target.
  4. In the Bucket Name field, enter the bucket name for the S3 target.
  5. To use path style access, select the Use path-style access checkbox.
    Note: If unchecked, virtual host-style access is used.
  6. Select the Save a backup of the configuration database on this target checkbox to create a backup of the configuration database on the selected target type.
    Important: It is recommended you enable this setting to ensure that data from the backup target can be restored if the database is lost.
    Note: If an existing database configuration is detected on the specified target type when testing the connection, you have the option of replacing the existing database configuration information on the SANtricity Cloud Connector host with the new backup information entered in the configuration wizard.
  7. Click Test Connection to verify the entered S3 credentials.
    Note: Some S3-compliant accounts may require secured HTTP connections. For information on placing a StorageGRID certificate in the keystore, see Add StorageGRID certifcate into a keystore.
  8. Click Next.
    The specified target type for the SANtricity Cloud Connector is accepted and the Web Services Proxy page is displayed under the Configuration Wizard.

After you finish

Go to Web Services Proxy.