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.
To begin with, ensure you are logged into your Ubuntu client, where we can install the
We will be using OpenStack Storage, authenticating against the OpenStack Identity Service, Keystone.
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
swiftclient is done by installing the