Monday, October 02, 2017

OpenStack Swift Rackspace Cient Support in CrossFTP

OpenStack Swift Rackspace storage is an online on-demand data storage service offered by Rackspace. Rackspace US provides a simple web server to access any file that is stored in their storage cloud.

To get a Rackspace US account
  1. Open signup page and connect to your Rackspace Cloud files account.
  2. Get the Rackspace API key at Rackspace cloud control panel -> User Management page.

To connect to Rackspace storage in CrossFTP
  1. Create a new Site in CrossFTP (e.g., Sites -> Site Manager), and  choose Protocol as OpenStack Swift
  2. Fill in the User Name and API Key field.

How to transfer files from/to Rackspace storage?
Just like the traditional FTP file transfer, you can just Drag & Drop the files from/to your Rackspace site. Multiple tabs, multiple threads, queue modifications, directory synchronizations, Site to site transfer, etc are naturally supported for the Rackspace transfer as well.

Hope this article provides helpful information for you. Any questions, feel free to let us know.

CrossFTP is a FTP, SFTP, FXP, WebDav, Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Google Cloud Storage, and OpenStack Swift client for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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