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How to setup the Camlistore InstantApp

This tutorial shows you how to spawn a Camlistore application with a few clicks.


  • You have an account and are logged into cloud.scaleway.com
  • You have configured your SSH Key

Camlistore is a set of open source formats, protocols, and software for modeling, storing, searching, sharing and synchronizing data in the post-PC era. Data may be files or objects, tweets or 5TB videos, and you can access it via a phone, browser or FUSE filesystem.

Before starting, click the “Create Server” button in the control panel.

Control Panel

Step 1 - Deploy Camlistore

You will land on the server-creation page where you must input basic information for your server:

  • The name of your server
  • The tag you want to assign to it (Optional). Tags let you organize your servers, you can assign any tag to each server.

Create server basic information

After inputting your server basic information, you have to choose a starting application for your server.
On the Applications tab, select Camlistore. The server will be created with a ready to use Camlistore application.

Click the “Create Server” button. This action starts your server. In a few seconds, the Camlistore application will be ready to use.

Step 2 - Configure Camlistore

When your server is running, you can see the server’s IP address in the server list on the control panel. Once installed, connect to your server with SSH and run camlistore-configure -username desired_username -password desired_password for an initial setup.

Once the setup has been completed, you can access the interface of your Camilistore application at https://YOUR_SERVERS_IP:3179/(for example:

Camilistore start

You can start to upload your files into your personal cloud storage space.

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