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Object Storage: Quick Start
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Object Storage: Quick Start

You can work with the object store in control panel and via API.

  1. Create container.
  2. Optional: configure container.
  3. Upload objects to container.
  4. Optional: refer to container.

1. Create a container

  1. Top-up balance.

  2. In Control Panel, go to Object StorageContainers.

  3. Click Create Container.

  4. Enter a name for the container. For compatibility with the S3 API, the container name must be unique within the object store and conform to Amazon's S3 bucket naming rules, see the Bucket naming rules instructions in Amazon's documentation for details.

  5. Select the type of container:

    • private — for storing backups and other data with access by login and password or authorization token;
    • public — for distributing the content of a website or web application, available without authorization.
  6. Select a storage class:

    • standard storage — for storing and distributing frequently requested data;
    • cold storage — for storing rarely requested data.

    Storage class only affects resource cost, technically and speed-wise the classes are the same. Once a container is created, the storage class cannot be changed.

  7. Optional: if you need a container with Virtual-Hosted-Style addressing to work with the S3 API, in the Addressing block, check the Virtual-Hosted checkbox. You can enable Virtual-Hosted addressing only once.

  8. Click Create Container.

2. Optional: customize container

  1. In Control Panel, go to Object StorageContainers.
  2. Open the container page.
  3. Optional: configure access policy to the container.
  4. Optional: set limits on the number of objects, the total size of objects, and specify the object storage time.

3. Download objects

To upload objects to the container, use the Upload Object instruction.

4. Optional: refer to container

Obtain objects in a public container can be linked through public domains. Private containers can be managed via the endpoints API.