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QoreStor 7.1.2 - Command Line Reference Guide

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This topic introduces the set of QoreStor CLI commands that allow you to manage, configure, and display connection-related settings for cloud_tiers on a QoreStor server. For more information, see Container Command Usage .

Cloud_tier Command Usage

This topic introduces the cloud_tier command usage:

  • cloud_tier --show [options]
  • cloud_tier --add [options]
  • cloud_tier --update [options]
  • cloud_tier --delete [options]
  • cloud_tier --setpassphrase
  • cloud_tier --enable [options]
  • cloud_tier --purge-ssl-certificate
  • cloud_tier --src_cont_list [--cloud_archive]
  • cloud_tier --help

cloud_tier --show


Displays the current cloud connection details..


cloud_tier --show [--verbose]


--verbose		Display more details.
--cloud_archive	View details of cloud archive


Cloud_tier Name : DefaultCloudTier
Cloud_tier Compression Type : Fast
Cloud_tier Encryption Set : On
Cloud_tier Encryption Type : Static
Cloud_tier Rotate Period : 0
Cloud_tier Passphrase set : Yes

cloud_tier --add


Adds a new cloud connection.

NOTE: You will need your cloud provider connection string to properly configure the cloud tier.

For Azure:

The Connection String can be found in your Azure portal under Storage Accounts >Access leys > Connection string

For AWS S3 and compatible platforms:

AWS Connection String to be formed from the Security credentials in the below format.

"accesskey=<ABDCEWERS>;secretkey=< >; loglevel=warn; region=<aws-region>;"

The correct Region Name can be obtained from


cloud_tier --add --cloud_container <bucket name> --cloud_provider <AWS-S3|AZURE|Wasabi-S3|Google-S3|IBM-S3|S3-Compatible>
	[--cloud_archive_service <S3-Glacier|S3-Deep-Archive>]
	[--archive_retention_in_warm <1 to 365 days>]
	[--archive_role_arn <archive role arn>]
       [--archive_restore_type <Batch|Lambda>]


--cloud_container         	Name of the cloud container. Valid values are [a-z,A-Z,0-9,'-'].
--cloud_provider          	Name of the cloud service provider. Valid values are [a-z,A-Z,0-9,'-'].
--cloud_archive_service   	Name of the cloud archive service. Valid values are [a-z,A-Z,0-9,'-'].
--archive_retention_in_warm	Valid values are [0-9], default 7 days. Value entered is in days and counted from date of restore.
--archive_role_arn		Valid values are [a-z,A-Z,0-9,'_','-',':','/']
--archive_restore_type		Valid values are Batch or Lambda


Enter AWS cloud connection string to connect to container <name>:
Checking if container [<name>] is empty...
Container empty test pass. Container [<name>] in the cloud is empty.
Connection credentials validated successfully.
Cloud Tier created successfully.
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