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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Creating the cloud connector example

Before you begin creating a Google Cloud connector, ensure you have:

  • Imported the required CA certificates.
  • Downloaded the private key from Google Cloud.
To create a Google Cloud connector:
  1. Go to Fabric View, and click Create New in the toolbar. The Create New Fabric Connector dialog opens.
  2. In the Storage section, click Google then click Next.
  3. Configure the fabric connector settings, then click OK.
    Property Description
    Name Type a name for the fabric connector.
    Comments (Optional) Add comments about the connector.
    Title Type a title for the fabric connector.
    Cloud Project Number

    Type the project number from the Google Cloud Platform dashboard.

    See Locating your Google Cloud information example.

    Service Account Credentials

    Paste the entire Google account JSON key into the field. Click the eye icon to Show or Hide the key.

    See Locating your Google Cloud information example.

    Cloud Location

    Type the bucket region. See Creating a Google storage bucket

    See Locating your Google Cloud information example.

    The fabric connector appears in the Fabric Connectors pane.

To roll the logs to Google Cloud:
  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Device Log Settings.
  2. In the Registered Device Logs section, click Upload logs to cloud storage > Create New.
  3. Configure the following cloud storage settings and click OK.

    Property

    Description

    Cloud Storage Connector Type the name you gave to the fabric connector.
    Remote Path

    Type the globally unique name you gave to your bucket. For simplicity use the project name.

    See Locating your Google Cloud information example.

    Upload option Choose between Rolling or Schedule.

Creating the cloud connector example

Before you begin creating a Google Cloud connector, ensure you have:

  • Imported the required CA certificates.
  • Downloaded the private key from Google Cloud.
To create a Google Cloud connector:
  1. Go to Fabric View, and click Create New in the toolbar. The Create New Fabric Connector dialog opens.
  2. In the Storage section, click Google then click Next.
  3. Configure the fabric connector settings, then click OK.
    Property Description
    Name Type a name for the fabric connector.
    Comments (Optional) Add comments about the connector.
    Title Type a title for the fabric connector.
    Cloud Project Number

    Type the project number from the Google Cloud Platform dashboard.

    See Locating your Google Cloud information example.

    Service Account Credentials

    Paste the entire Google account JSON key into the field. Click the eye icon to Show or Hide the key.

    See Locating your Google Cloud information example.

    Cloud Location

    Type the bucket region. See Creating a Google storage bucket

    See Locating your Google Cloud information example.

    The fabric connector appears in the Fabric Connectors pane.

To roll the logs to Google Cloud:
  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Device Log Settings.
  2. In the Registered Device Logs section, click Upload logs to cloud storage > Create New.
  3. Configure the following cloud storage settings and click OK.

    Property

    Description

    Cloud Storage Connector Type the name you gave to the fabric connector.
    Remote Path

    Type the globally unique name you gave to your bucket. For simplicity use the project name.

    See Locating your Google Cloud information example.

    Upload option Choose between Rolling or Schedule.