Setting Up

GitProtect provides support for multiple cloud storage providers including the Google Cloud Storage platform. This article describes the process of setting up a Google Cloud Storage bucket as storage in GitProtect.

Adding the storage

In order to add new storage to GitProtect open the Storages tab and click Add storage button.

Right after doing that Add storage aside will be displayed. Use it to set the name of your new storage in Add storage name field(Step 1) and then click the arrow next to the Storage type section(Step 2) to expand the list of available storage types.

Scroll down the list and select the Google Cloud Storage option.

After choosing this option, the system will display more sections, including: Authentication data (Access key ID and Secret access key), Service url, Bucket name and Optional description.

To get the Access key ID field and Secret access key visit the Access Keys tab on the Google Cloud Storage platform and create a new access key.

Find more details about Access Keys on Google Cloud Storage's official site:

Copy the access key from the Google Cloud Storage platform and paste it into Access Key ID field, then click on the Select or add secret access key button to open the password manager and create a new password using a secret key.

See also how to add a new password/secret key to the Safe Password Manager:

Add A New Password

On the Service url section select the Storage URL address from the Request endpoint in Interoperability Settings (like Enter the bucket name in the Bucket name section and proceed to the next step. Make sure that the browsing machine - GitProtect worker - can reach your Google Cloud Storage bucket. You can change it to a different device by using the Change button.

Now, click the Save button to add the storage to the GitProtect platform. Refresh the page to see the storage on your list.

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