Creating storage containers in HP Cloud
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HP Cloud services homepage
ntThis gallery is based on the post, “ Getting started with HP Cloud Storage,” by Nick Hardiman. See the post for more detailed steps.
ntHP’s public cloud service landing page is at https://www.hpcloud.com.
ntPress the big Get Started Now button to set up an HP Cloud account..
ntClick the Console link top right to get to Login page.
ntLog in at https://console.hpcloud.com/login to get to the dashboard.
ntOne of the compute availability zones is activated. Look at the HP Cloud compute image gallery to make your own virtual machine.
ntClick The Object Storage Activate Now button. An Activating… message appears, then the storage dashboard appears.
Create a name
ntCreate a name for your new container, type your name in and click the Create button. You get your first line in the container list.
ntClick the i information icon for container options: Make public, Activate CDN, and Delete.
ntClick the container’s name for object options.
Sharing a container
ntA container is private by default. No-one else can see the files you upload.
ntUse the Make public button to let the world get your objects.
ntUse the Select files button to open a file browser on your computer.
ntChoosing files is not the same as uploading files. You can delete some files from the upload list and add others.
ntWhen you are ready, hit the Start upload button.
View uploaded files
ntUploaded files appear in the list.
Filter text box
ntIf you uploaded hundreds of files to your container, the filter text box comes in handy.
ntType in characters and the control panel displays matching names from your file list.
ntIf you make a container public, each file can be downloaded by anyone.
ntThe public URL of a file looks something like this.