RSTOR Transporter Technical FAQs

How do I use the RSTOR Transporter interface?
You can access the RSTOR Transporter User Guide for a thorough step-by-step process, or watch the attached video to learn how to complete a migration from S...
Tue, 10 Nov, 2020 at 9:07 AM
Do I need to provide a direct connect to use Transporter?
No, RSTOR can leverage their own connections to CSPs. Transporter is delivered as SaaS, meaning you don’t need to provide any kind of special connectivity o...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 10:53 AM
Do I need to stand up a server or other VM to use Transporter?
No, Transporter is a service—sign up or log in to your RSTOR account, select the source and enter the credentials for the buckets you want to migrate or rep...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 10:54 AM
What kind of performance can I expect?
Performance depends on the type of connectivity into the CSP, and if the source or destination do any rate-limiting.   Have a question? Contact us!
Mon, 2 Nov, 2020 at 10:48 AM
How secure is my data? Can RSTOR access content in my cloud?
Data in transit is always encrypted. RSTOR never has access to your credentials like the access key and secret key.   Have a question? Contact us!
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 10:54 AM
How is object access supported while a migration or replication job is running?
Any object that is written to the destination is instantly visible in the destination bucket and can be accessed the same as any other data.   Have a qu...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 10:54 AM
Does Transporter delete data in my source cloud after migration?
This is a feature that can be enabled in the future.   Have a question? Contact us!
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 10:54 AM
Why does the platform only give an estimate of my data saving and transfer time?
Until we do a full bucket scan, we don't know the complexity of all objects to be moved. Billions of small objects will have different characteristics ...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 10:54 AM
Can you guarantee that all my files will be transported successfully?
Yes, we verify that every object sent is successfully received, and provide a log to support this as well.   Have a question? Contact us!
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 10:54 AM
Can I transfer across the public Internet?
Yes. Transporter does not require any special networking. Performance will be impacted by the network connection bandwidth. The CSPs may also offer discount...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 10:54 AM