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    Object Storage Configuration

    How to Connect an Object Storage ?

    Multiple S3 compatible Cloud and Object Storage providers are supported by the product :

    Public cloud providers :

    • Google Cloud Storage
    • Amazon AWS S3 Storage
    • Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
    • Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage

    Private Cloud Providers :

    • Cloudian HyperStore
    • Dell EMC ECS
    • Quantum ActiveScale
    • Scality Ring
    • OpenStack Swift
    • NetApp StorageGRID

    If you don't find your S3 storage in this list, there is also a "Generic" S3 connector which is available.

    Cloud Provider Configuration

    Navigate to Settings - Hardware - Storage and choose Cloud in the panel

    • To connect to a new Cloud Storage, click the button
    • Fill the following parameters to configure the storage :

    Parameters

    Definition

    Name

    Complete the name of the storage

    Provider

    Choose a provider

    Region

    Complete the region*

    URL

    Complete the url

    Backend

    Select the backend : Rclone or S3FS

    Mount Options

     

    Access Key ID

    Complete*

    Secret access key

    Complete*

    *Information required, if your provider doesn't enforce the usage of region, define a value representative for you.

    Once, the connector is defined, the buckets will automatically appear.

    How to Visualize your buckets ?

    Go to storage services module and choose Cloud.  At this stage, you have a complete overview of all Cloud Bucket known.  You directly see if the bucket is Online or Offline.

    Status Definition
    Bucket is online
    Bucket defined as a Primary Storage : Bucket is offline
    Bucket defined as a Secondary Storage : Bucket is offline

    Note :

    • Primary Storage need to be mount before launching a task. To mount, click on the button to connect the storage.
    • Secondary storage are automatically mount by the workflow manager.

     

    Remarks 

    Name

    The name of a primary is unique.  You can't have several primary with the same Name.

    If you change the Backend for a primary storage bucket

    It's required to reconnect the Storage (in the Storage Services cloud) :

                alt click on the button:

    If you change the Backend for a Secondary storage bucket

    It's required to restart the service Core Manager (in settings menu).

     

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