Creating a Bucket using DragonDisk for Object Storage

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DragonDisk is a client for S3 compatible storage, meaning that you can connect this client to many storage services including our very own Liquid Web Object Storage solution. The scope of our article will focus on how to install and create a bucket specifically connected to our Cloud Object Storage. Continue reading “Creating a Bucket using DragonDisk for Object Storage”

Using Object Storage for cPanel Backups

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Object Storage is simply the easiest, most cost effective and secure backup solution for your data!

What are backups?

A backup is simply the procedure of making extra copies of your data in case the original data is lost or damaged. Liquid Web understands that your data is invaluable and so, we have provided a stable, secure and cost effective product called Object Storage which makes managing your cPanel backups much easier.

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How to Configure Cyberduck for Use with Storm Object Storage

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Storm Object Storage delivers a durable, secure, highly available solution for storage needs of virtually any size. With object storage access occurs via API calls to the object storage cluster, which replaces the need to rely on additional servers for dedicated storage.

Here we use the client Cyberduck to interact with Storm Object Storage. Cyberduck is available for download from https://cyberduck.io/?l=en.

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for configuring Cyberduck for use with Storm Object Storage.
  • I’ll be working from a Microsoft Windows 8 desktop with Cyberduck already installed.

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How to Create Object Storage

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Storm Object Storage delivers a durable, secure, highly available solution for storage needs of virtually any size. With object storage access occurs via API calls to the object storage cluster, which replaces the need to rely on additional servers for dedicated storage.

Before using the awscli client to interact with Cloud Object Storage, or perhaps using Cyberduck with Cloud Object Storage, you’ll need to create a Cloud Object Storage. To do so, follow the instructions below!

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How to Configure awscli for Use with Storm Object Storage

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Storm Object Storage delivers a durable, secure, highly available solution for storage needs of virtually any size. With object storage access occurs via API calls to the object storage cluster, which replaces the need to rely on additional servers for dedicated storage.

Here we use the client awscli to interact with Storm Object Storage. If you don’t have awscli installed then you can follow these instructions: How to Install an Object Storage Command Line Interface (awscli)

Storm Object Storage 101: Command Line
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  • These instructions are intended specifically for configuring awscli for use with Storm Object Storage.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server with awscli installed.

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How to Use Basic AWS CLI Commands with Storm Object Storage

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Storm Object Storage delivers a durable, secure, highly available solution for storage needs of virtually any size. With object storage access occurs via API calls to the object storage cluster, which replaces the need to rely on additional servers for dedicated storage.

Here we use the client AWS CLI to interact with Storm Object Storage. If you don’t have AWS CLI installed then you can follow these instructions: How to Install an Object Storage Command Line Interface (AWS CLI)

Storm Object Storage 101: Command Line
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  • These instructions are intended specifically for using Storm Object Storage.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server with AWS CLI installed, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Install an Object Storage Command Line Interface (awscli)

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awscli is a python module that enables a user to interact with Storm Object Storage via the command line.

Storm Object Storage 101: Command Line
I. How to Install an Object Storage Command Line Interface (awscli)
II. How to Configure awscli for Use with Storm Object Storage
III. How to Use Basic awscli Commands with Storm Object Storage
Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing awscli, a tool for managing Storm Object Storage from the command line .
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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