How to connect Google Cloud Storage

SimpleBackups founder

Laurent Lemaire

Co-founder, SimpleBackups

July 14th, 2020

1. Create your Google Cloud Storage Bucket

Information you'll need in step 3:

  • Your "Bucket" name

  • Your "Bucket" Region

2. Retrieve your Bucket credentials

In order to give access to your newly created bucket, you'll need to provide credentials to SimpleBackups.
Follow this simple article on how to get your Google Cloud Storage Credentials.

Information you'll need in step 3:

  • Access Key
  • Secret Key

3. Connect your Bucket to SimpleBackups

  • Log into SimpleBackups and head to the connect your storage page
  • In the storage provider list select "Google Cloud Storage", and fill in the form with the information from step 1 and step 2

Connect Google Cloud Storage bucket to SimpleBackups

You'll have to input :

  • Key: Access Key described in (step 2)

  • Secret: Secret Key described in (step 2)

  • Region: Bucket Region described in (step 1)

  • Bucket: Bucket name described in (step 1)

  • Give your storage a name (the bucket name is usually a good pick, but you can be creative) and click on "Save New storage".

The next step is to authorize SimpleBackups to your Google account. Click on the Connect Your Google Account button.

Storage list with newly created Google Cloud Storage

Grant access to your Google Account by clicking Allow.

Grant Access to Google Account

On the next screen click Save Changes, and now your Google Cloud Storage is already connected.

Storage list with newly created Google Cloud Storage

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