Create a key pair for at least one client user and assign that user permission to create buckets. This is a special powerful permission that is not automatically given to every user. Assign it only to users you want to allow to create buckets.
(Optional) To enable connection to the S3 service over HTTPS, install an S3 certificate.
On your client-side machine, install an S3 client and configure it to connect to your VAST Cluster account over HTTP. Use one of the cluster's Virtual IPs as the endpoint, and the key pair you created for authentication.
This guide shows how to use the Boto 3 SDK for python and the S3cmd command line client, but you can use any client you want. Read our guidelines for using:
The S3cmd command line tool
Boto 3 and S3cmd support HTTP as well as HTTPS. Some other clients may support HTTPS only.
Using the client of choice, create your first bucket (no buckets are created by default):
You can now add objects to the bucket and perform other operations.
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