backup_application_gcp | Teradata DSA - 17.20 - backup_application_gcp - BAR - Data Stream Architecture

Teradata® DSA User Guide

Data Stream Architecture
Release Number
November 2022
Last Update
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
English (United States)
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The backup_application_gcp command configures GCP Storage based on a parameter file.


backup_application_gcp -f|-file filename


backup_application_gcp -f file1.xml


f|file filename
The full path and name of the file containing the necessary configuration parameters.
u|user_authentication User
Required when security management is enabled. Supplies the command with the Viewpoint user, and triggers a password prompt for authentication.

Permissions required: Administrator role

Usage Notes

You need the following information for the XML file.

XML File Example

Here is a representative XML file. Note the following:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<dscBackupApplicationGcp xmlns="">
      <!-- 'account_key' - Required, max length 4,096 -->
              'Bucket name' - Required,
              - only lowercase letters, numbers, dashes (-), underscores (_),  
                and dots (.). Spaces are not allowed
              - start and end with a number or letter
              - contain 3-63 characters. Names containing dots can contain up 
                to 222 characters, but each dot-separated component can be no 
                longer than 63 characters
              - cannot be represented as an IP address in dotted-decimal 
                notation (for example,
              - cannot begin with the "google" prefix
              - cannot contain "google" or close misspellings, such as "g00gle"
          <!-- 'Location enumeration ' - Required, valid values: us, eu, asia -->
          <!-- 'Storage class enumeration ' - Required, valid values: standard,
                nearline, coldline, archive -->
                  'Folder name' - Required
                  - may contain letters, digits, spaces, hyphens and underscores
                  - start and end with a letter or digit
                  - 30 characters or less
                  - distinct from all other folders that share its parent