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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Chapter 5. Using OpenStack Storage

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Installing the swift client tool
  • Creating containers
  • Uploading objects
  • Uploading large objects
  • Listing containers and objects
  • Downloading objects
  • Deleting containers and objects
  • Using OpenStack Storage ACLs

Introduction

Now that we have an OpenStack Storage environment running, we can use it to store our files. To do this, we can use a tool provided, named swift. This allows us to operate our OpenStack Storage environment by allowing us to create containers, upload files, retrieve them, and set required permissions on them, as appropriate.

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