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Can we map a Swift Container as drive into any Windows or Linux Server

asked 2013-10-08 05:01:53 -0500

Mudhalvan gravatar image

updated 2013-10-11 17:57:18 -0500

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We installed and configured Swift and are able to access the container, upload and download object using swift client. We confirmed the same using Dashboard also. It is working fine.

Now we would like to know the quota assigned and how much is used and how much free space available?.

Also will it be possible to mount this container on Windows/Linux server. If so how can we do it?

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answered 2013-10-11 17:58:42 -0500

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Swift is object storage, I'm not familiar with ways to mount a container as a 'device' neither on Linux nor on Windows. You may need to use Cinder to create volumes to mount on virtual machines.

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answered 2015-02-16 20:38:12 -0500

try Cloudfuse to mount Swift on Linux http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/mounting-rackspace-cloud-files-to-linux-using-cloudfuse (http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_ce...) or http://www.cloudvps.com/community/knowledge-base/cloudfuse-mount-your-object-store-in-linux/ (http://www.cloudvps.com/community/kno...)

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The s3ql is also available for that https://dmsimard.com/2014/09/29/s3ql-a-filesystem-over-http-with-openstack-swift/ (https://dmsimard.com/2014/09/29/s3ql-...)

atarasen gravatar imageatarasen ( 2015-02-16 20:41:00 -0500 )edit

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