In order to operate our OpenStack Object Storage environment, we need to install an appropriate tool on our client. Swift ships with the
swift tool, which allows us to upload, download, and modify files in our OpenStack Object Storage environment.
Ensure you are logged in to a Ubuntu host that has access to our OpenStack environment on the
192.168.100.0/24 public network. This host will be used to run client tools against the OpenStack environment created. If you are using the accompanying Vagrant environment, you can use the
controller node. It has the
python-swiftclient package that provides the
swift command-line client.
If you created this node with Vagrant, you can execute the following command:
vagrant ssh controller
export OS_TENANT_NAME=cookbook export OS_USERNAME=admin export...