How do I use Superna Golden Copy with Wasabi?

Wasabi has been validated for use with Superna's Golden Copy. Golden Copy is an Isilon integrated file to object copy tool with a built-in load balancer for Dell ECS and other S3 targets, removing the requirement for external load balancers. To learn more about Superna - Wasabi joint solution, please review this solution brief. To use this product with Wasabi, please follow the instructions below.


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  • Golden Copy v. 1.1.6
  • Any license type
  • An active Wasabi account


Golden Copy is a CLI-managed product. The user would need to be SSH'd into the GoldenCopy node 1 as the ecaadmin user 

1. To add a folder to backup, use the command -

searchctl archivedfolders add --isilon gcsource --folder /ifs/archive --accesskey XXXXXX --secretkey XXXXXXXXXX --endpoint --bucket gctest --cloudtype other

Note: This config example discusses the use of Wasabi's us-east-1 storage region. To use other Wasabi storage regions, please use the appropriate Wasabi service URL as described in this article

2. To start backup, use the command  - 

searchctl archivedfolders archive –id <folder id>

3. Monitor backups with the command - 

searchctl archivedfolders stats --id xx

4. To list folder ids, use the command - 

searchctl archivedfolders list


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