Getting started with Object Storage
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Getting started with Object Storage

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It is available in a Classic/VPC environment.

The Getting started with Object Storage guide describes what you need to do to properly use Object Storage after checking the Object Storage use environment and fully understanding the overall Usage scenario and Glossary. The items described in Getting started with Object Storage are as follows.

  • How to request subscription to Object Storage
  • How to create a new bucket and add a file to the storage
  • How to create an authentication key for using API and link with Amazon S3

Request Object Storage subscription

The following describes how to request subscription to Object Storage from the NAVER Cloud Platform console.

  1. Connect to the NAVER Cloud Platform console.
  2. Click the Services > Storage > Object Storage menus, in that order.
  3. Click the [Request subscription] button.
  4. When the Request subscription pop-up window appears, click the [Apply] button.
    • When the subscription request is successfully made, the [Request subscription] button changes to the [Subscribed] button.
Note

To cancel the service subscription, click [Subscribed] > Cancel subscription in the Services > Storage > Object Storage > Subscription menu.

Creating a new bucket

The following describes how to create a new bucket in Object Storage.

Caution

In this section, we will briefly introduce how to create a bucket. For details about full creation methods, please refer to Bucket creation guide.

  1. Click the Services > Storage > Object Storage menus in order in the NAVER Cloud Platform console.
  2. Click [Create bucket] button in the Bucket Management page.
  3. Enter the name of the bucket you're going to create, and then click the [Next] button.
  4. Select the statuses of locking and encryption of the saving target, and then click the [Next] button.
    • To set lock or encryption, visit Contact Us for a separate inquiry.
  5. Select whether to disclose the bucket and, if necessary, set the bucket use permissions for other accounts, and then click the [Next] button.
  6. After checking the final information, click the [Create bucket] button.

Uploading a file

The following describes how to upload a file to the created bucket.

Caution

In this section, we will briefly introduce how to upload a file. For details about full unloading methods, please refer to File Upload Guide.

  1. Click the Services > Storage > Object Storage menus in order in the NAVER Cloud Platform console.
  2. Select a bucket to upload a file in the Bucket Management page.
  3. Click the [Upload files] button.
  4. Select a file from the Upload pop-up window, and then click the [Start transfer] button.
    • Click [Select location] button to specify the location to save the file.
    • Click the [Set permissions and metadata] button to set the file disclosure status, grant permissions to other accounts, or add metadata.
  5. Click the [Close] button when the file upload is completed.
    • If you want to upload more files, then click the [Add file] button and select a file to be uploaded.

Creating an API authentication key and linking with Amazon S3

If you want to use Object Storage through the Amazon S3 API, then you must create an API authentication key first in the portal.
The following describes how to create an API authentication key and link with S3.

  1. Access and log in to the NAVER Cloud Platform portal.
  2. Click the My Page > Manage account > Manage authentication key menus, in that order.
  3. Enter the current password and click the [OK] button.
  4. Click [Create a new API authentication key] button when the Manage API authentication key page is displayed.
    • The created API authentication key is displayed in the list.
  5. Please download the latest version of the S3 browser.
  6. Enter the items below in the Add account pop-up window that appears when you launch the S3 browser for the first time, and then add an account.
    • Account Name: enter the name of the account.
    • Storage Type: select S3 Compatible Storage.
    • REST Endpoint: enter kr.object.ncloudstorage.com.
    • Access Key ID: Enter the access key ID value of the authentication key created in the My Page > Manage Account > Manage Authentication Key menus in the portal.
    • Secret Access Key: Enter the secret key value of the authentication key created in the My Page > Manage Account > Manage Authentication Key menus in the portal.
  7. Check if the connection is normal in the [Task] tab.
    • Check if creating/deleting buckets, uploading/downloading files, and creating/deleting folders can be performed normally.
    • It is recommended to grant permissions with the NAVER Cloud Platform console and related API.

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