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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Installing the swift client tool

In order to operate our OpenStack Storage environment, we need to install an appropriate tool on our client. Swift ships with the swift tool, which allows us to upload, download, and modify files in our OpenStack Storage environment.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you are logged into your Ubuntu client, where we can install the swift client.

We will be using OpenStack Storage, authenticating against the OpenStack Identity Service, Keystone.

How to do it...

Installation of the swift client can be done on any appropriate machine on the network; it can conveniently be downloaded from the Ubuntu repositories using the familiar apt-get utility.

  1. Installation of the swift client is done by installing the swift package ...

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