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standalone/drive [2019_10_31 00:31]
steven [Authentication]
standalone/drive [2020_04_15 21:05] (current)
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 ## FAQ ## FAQ
  
-Q. Can I access the drive from other applications?​ +**Can I access the drive from other applications?​** 
-A. Yes, the drive will be available through an application’s Open File and Save+ 
 +Yes, the drive will be available through an application’s Open File and Save
 functions. functions.
  
-Q. Can I access the drive from a command prompt or terminal? +**Can I access the drive from a command prompt or terminal?** 
-A. Yes, the drive can be accessed like a file system in this respect.+ 
 +Yes, the drive can be accessed like a file system in this respect
 + 
 +**Does the drive cache?** 
 + 
 +Yes, the drive caches file content and folder metadata for performance. Cache settings can be managed under configuration settings.
  
-Q. Does the drive cache? +**Does the drive find new content that has been uploaded directly (not via 
-A. Yes, the drive caches ​to speed up access. Cache settings can be managed +the driveto the object storage?**
-under configuration settings.+
  
-Q. Does the drive find new content that has been uploaded directly (not via +Yes, the drive will show latest content on the storage provider instance
-the drive) to the object storage? +
-A. Yes, the drive will show latest content on the storage provider instance+
 whether the content was uploaded through the drive or to the storage whether the content was uploaded through the drive or to the storage
 provider directly. provider directly.
 +
 +**Why does the drive show 2TB available when I have unlimited cloud storage?**
 +
 +The drive shows the maximum space available of the drive used for the cache.
  
 ## Installation ## Installation
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 Authentication is specific to the storage provider, typically an id and password. An endpoint can be provided for private clouds. Authentication is specific to the storage provider, typically an id and password. An endpoint can be provided for private clouds.
  
- * **S3** - Access key ID and secret access key. The endpoint must **not** include the bucket name. 
- * **OpenStack Swift** - User name, password and either Tenant Name or Tenant Id. Contact your provider for more information. 
  * **Azure** - Account name and either your primary or secondary key  * **Azure** - Account name and either your primary or secondary key
 +
  * **Google** - Open the [[https://​console.cloud.google.com/​projectselector/​storage/​settings|Cloud Storage Settings]] page in the [[https://​console.cloud.google.com/​|Google Cloud Platform Console]]; Select "​Interoperability";​ If you have not set up interoperability before, click "​Enable interoperability access";​ Click "​Create a new key".  * **Google** - Open the [[https://​console.cloud.google.com/​projectselector/​storage/​settings|Cloud Storage Settings]] page in the [[https://​console.cloud.google.com/​|Google Cloud Platform Console]]; Select "​Interoperability";​ If you have not set up interoperability before, click "​Enable interoperability access";​ Click "​Create a new key".
 +
 + * **IBM Cloud Object Storage** - (IBM COS) Endpoint, Access key ID and secret access key. The endpoint must not include the bucket name.
 +
 + * **OpenStack Swift** - User name, password and either Tenant Name or Tenant Id. Contact your provider for more information.
 +
  * **Rackspace Files** - User name and API key  * **Rackspace Files** - User name and API key
 +
 + * **S3** - Access key ID and secret access key. The endpoint must **not** include the bucket name.
  
 For OpenStack Swift the option "Use internal URLs when possible"​ is an optimization for Local Area Networks. For OpenStack Swift the option "Use internal URLs when possible"​ is an optimization for Local Area Networks.