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How to store objects with Object Storage and Transmit

Storing Objects with Object Storage and Transmit

Requirements

Object Storage allows you to store any kind of object (documents, images, videos, etc.) and retrieve them at a later time from anywhere.

For instance, you can store images and they will be accessible using HTTPS. You can use the control panel to manage your storage. Some tools exist to interact with Object Storage.

There are three steps to configure and use Object Storage with Transmit

  • Retrieving S3 Credentials
  • Downloading Transmit
  • Configuring Transmit

Retrieving S3 Credentials

To retrieve your credentials, refer to S3 credentials.

Downloading Transmit

Transmit is a powerful and easy to use solution to manage Object Storage from your Mac. It provides a clean and straightforward interface to create, list and delete buckets, download, upload, and delete objects inside the Object Storage.

Download Transmit 5.

Configuring Transmit

1 . Open the application. On the right hand side you see the remote server list.

2 . Click on + to create a new server profile.

3 . Choose Amazon S3 in the list of service types and name the profile. Confirm by clicking Next:

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4 . Enter the following information in the form and Save it:

  • Address: s3.nl-ams.scw.cloud
  • Port: 443
  • Access Key ID: your Access key
  • Secret: your Secret key
  • Root URL: https://s3.nl-ams.scw.cloud

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5 . Connect yourself to the server:

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You can now create a bucket and store objects inside. A bucket name must contain only alphanumeric and lowercase characters.

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