Objects are the files or directories that are stored within a container. Uploading objects can be achieved in a number of ways. A simple way is by using the
swift client tool. We run this client tool against our OpenStack Identity Service, which in turn has been configured to communicate to our OpenStack Storage proxy server and allow us to create, delete, and modify containers and objects in our OpenStack Storage environment.
Log in to a computer or server that has the
swift client package installed.
Carry out the following steps to upload objects into our OpenStack Storage environment:
/tmpas an example file to upload, as follows:
dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/example-500Mb ...