byaluciani05-17-201612:10 AM - edited 05-17-201604:13 AM
The Nutanix cloud connect feature enables you to configure Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a remote site for virtual machine backups. The AWS remote site is a single node cluster which creates an m1.xlarge EC2 instance. A bucket is created in AWS S3 that can store up to 30 TB of data.
You need to keep the following points in mind while creating a backup in AWS:
You need to generate an access key and secret access key in AWS. You will add these keys while creating a remote site for AWS.
For production version, it's recommended that you use VPN Connection. You need AWS Direct
Connect to use this option. For this demonstration, SSH Tunnel option is used.
The container should have the same name in Nutanix cluster and AWS.
This demonstration is divided into following four tasks: