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Troubleshooting Ubuntu Server by Skanda Bhargav

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The Object Storage service

The Object Storage service makes use of the REST API for providing object storage and retrieval. The minimum requirement is the Identity service. It can be scaled to handle a vast amount of unstructured data.

Installing and configuring the controller node

In this chapter, we will install the Object Service storage on the controller node. However, you can install the service on any node.

Configuring the prerequisites

The steps are as follows:

  1. Create the Identity service credentials as follows:
    1. Using the following command, create a user named swift:
      keystone user-create --name swift --pass SWIFT_PASS
      

      Make sure you replace the term SWIFT_PASS with an appropriate password of your choice.

    2. Next, add the admin role to the swift user ...

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