Create a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Client

Client Name: Enter the GCP client name that will appear in the CommCell Browser.

Service Account ID: Enter the service account ID.

P12 Key Filename: Enter the file name for the P12 Key.

Private Key's Password: Enter the password for the private key.

Storage Policy: From the Storage Policy list, select a storage policy to associate with the virtualization client. The storage policy you select is also associated with the default subclient that is created automatically for the virtualization client.


Add: Click to add proxies to the GCP client. You can add any computer as a proxy if it has Virtual Server Agent installed. You must add at least one proxy to the GCP client.

Remove: Select a proxy from the list of proxies, and then click this to remove the selected proxies from the virtualization client.

Clients / Client Groups: Displays the list of clients or client groups which are included as proxies in the virtualization client.

The first proxy in the list will act as a Coordinator. During the backup, the coordinator communicates with available proxies and distributes the virtual machines across proxies for load balancing. It also distributes required resources (such as streams) amongst the proxies.

You can change the order of proxies in the list by clicking the up arrow or down arrow .

If a client group is added in the list of proxies, the first client in the client group will become the Coordinator.

Save as Script: Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.

Select Clients/Client Groups

Exclude: This list displays all clients that have the Virtual Server Agent installed. If the clients are members of a client group, the name of the group also appears in the list.

Include / Include All: Click this button to include the selected clients or client groups in the list of nodes.

Include: This is a list of clients or client groups that are included as nodes in the virtualization client.

Exclude/ Exclude All: Click this button to exclude the selected clients or client groups from the list of nodes.

Last modified: 12/30/2019 8:43:15 PM