This page shows you how to spawn an Owncloud application with Object Storage.
- You have an account and are logged into cloud.scaleway.com
- You have configured your SSH Key
- You have generate your API Token
The Owncloud application comes with the following packages:
With ownCloud you can sync & share your files, calendar, contacts and more. Access your data from all your devices, on an open platform you can extend and modify.
There are two steps to deploy the Owncloud application
Before starting, click the “Create Server” button in the control panel.
You will land on the server-creation page where you must input basic information for your server:
After inputting your server basic information, you have to choose a starting application for your server.
On the Applications tab, select Owncloud. The server will be created with a ready to use Owncloud.
Click the “Create Server” button. This action starts your server. In a few seconds, the Owncloud application will be ready to use.
When your server is running, you can see the server’s IP address in the server list on the control panel. Copy this IP address and paste it in your favorite browser.
You land on the Owncloud configuration page.
Fill-in the admin account with your username and password.
Owncloud uses a MySQL database. To retrieve the database credentials, connect your server using a terminal
In the root directory of your server, execute the following command
cat .my.cnf. It will display your database credential (user and password).
In the Owncloud setup, fill-in the database user and password you retrieve from the
Set the database name to
owncloud and click the “Finish Setup” button.
Owncloud is now installed and ready to use.
Before starting, click the “Storage” button in the Online Labs control panel. You will land on the Storage page.
The first thing to do is to create a new bucket for Owncloud to store files inside.
A bucket name must contain only alphanumeric and lowercase characters
Then, click on the “S3 Credentials” button.
The credentials required to access Object Storage are displayed:
host_basebase url to access Object Storage service
access_keythe access key required for Object Storage
secret_keythe API Token you generated previously.
On the bottom of the left panel click the “Apps” button. Select
External storage support application and set it to “Enable”.
On the admin panel, create a new folder for Object Storage and configure it
Select “Amazon S3” as External storage and fill-in with your S3 credential.
You now have a new folder using Object Storage that allow you to have an highly available and unilimited storage.