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Swift is in preview mode and should not be used for anything important. The current cluster will be destroyed and data may be removed without notice 1) . Additionally, you will need to have a conversation with Techstaff to setup a project scope before you can follow these instructions.
First, accept the certificate and login to The Dashboard with your CNetID and password.
csldap in the
domain field of the login page.
Using the menu on the left, select "Identity → Application Credentials" to access the Application Credentials Interface
interface. Click the "+ Create Application Credential" button and fill out the form.
Be sure to download the application credentials after submitting the form
Secretblank and give your application admin privileges (*not* unrestricted).
RClone is a swift client used as an example in this guide. Download and install rclone using the Install Guide . For this example, rclone binary was unpacked to a unprivileged user directory on the path.
Configuration of rclone should be simplified as below
$ cat ~/.config/rclone/rclone.conf [techstaff] type = swift env_auth = true auth_version = 3
Save your Application Credentials that you downloaded in the previous step, and include them in your shell's environment before running rclone:
source ~/app-cred-swift-backup-test-openrc.sh ./rclone sync /home/chudler/backup_data techstaff:backup_current --backup-dir techstaff:backup_$(date -I)
OS_AUTH_URLvariable, as below.