How to connect Exoscale

SimpleBackups founder

Laurent Lemaire

Co-founder, SimpleBackups

July 14th, 2021


  • Create a SimpleBackups account
  • Have an Exoscale account (I'll show you how to create your Exoscale Bucket below)

1. Create your Exoscale Bucket

  • Sign in your Exoscale account at

  • Navigate to "Object Storage" and click on "Add"

  • Name your bucket Exoscale Bucket creation form

  • Select the zone for your bucket
    Exoscale Bucket creation form
    Good job, your Exoscale bucket is created!

2. Create your Exoscale credentials

You'll now need to create Exoscale credentials that will be used to connect to you newly created storage from SimpleBackups.

  • Click on "IAM" on the left menu and then "Add" on the top right
    Bucket creation confirmation

  • Create a new Key
    Bucket creation confirmation
    Bucket creation confirmation

    Information you'll need in step 3:

  • Your Bucket name

  • Your Bucket region

  • Your Bucket key

  • Your Bucket secret

3. Connect your Exoscale bucket to SimpleBackups

  • Go to the connect your storage page
  • Select "Exoscale" as storage provider and fill in the "Connect your storage" form with the information from step 1.

Connect Exoscale storage to SimpleBackups

You'll have to input :

  • Key: Access Key described in step 2
  • Secret: Secret Key described in step 2
  • Region: Bucket location described in step 1
  • Bucket: Bucket name described in step 1
  • Endpoint: Storage endpoint described in step 1.
  • Give your storage a name (usually we like to use the Bucket name) and click on "Save new storage".

You'll be redirected to the list of storage where you'll find your newly connected storage.

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