Create Verizon Cloud Storage account
Securely store, access and protect all your non-transactional data in the cloud — where you want, the way you want and for as long as you want — all using Cloudberry Storage Tools with Verizon Cloud Storage. Choose where and how your data objects reside. Get the right performance, fault tolerance and security based on your applications and users. Be confident knowing your data — your most valuable asset — will be there when you need it. Verizon Cloud Storage is designed to achieve data durability of 99.999999999%.
To start with Verizon Cloud Storage, go to https://my.cloud.verizon.com/login#/ and click "Create an account now":
Then, please, follow the steps of registration wizard and enter all needed information including credit card details. As soon as your Verizon account will be submitted, please, enter it and click "Get Started" to create your "Verizon Cloud":
In the opening window, please, choose "Public Cloud", submit conditions and click "Continue". Your computing and cloud storage account is successfully created.
You get back to the main page of your Verizon account. Please, choose the "Storage" tab there:
On the Storage tab choose "Buckets":
Click "Create bucket":
Let's specify the name of the bucket and click "Save":
The created bucket successfully appears in the bucket list. On the next step, please, reset the API keys:
And copy them from the panel to a separate text file:
Please, go again to the list of buckets and click on the you have created to open its "Properties":
From the "Properties" window copy to the separate text file where you have saved your keys, the link to the bucket without the bucket name:
Download CloudBerry Explorer
Download CloudBerry Explorer for S3 Freeware. Install and launch the program.
Configure CloudBerry Explorer
Start the program and select menu "File" > “New S3 Compatible Account” > “Verizon”. On the second step enter account credentials. Display name can be any. Access key and Secret key, please, copy from the text file you have created previously or reset the API keys through Verizon online control panel as described in this blogpost. Please, check, if the default link in the "Service point" is the same as the bucket link excluding bucket name, which you have copied to separate file.
Press the button “Test connection” to check, if it was configured correctly. For now Verizon Cloud Storage doesn't allow to create buckets through third-party applications. Please, create / delete buckets using online control panel. Created buckets will be visible in the bucket list:
Create folders in the bucket:
Then you can upload and download files to folders or buckets by dragging and dropping them from one part of the window to another:
Have a look at the task queue and upload progress indication at the bottom of the window. If you don't see the uploaded file in the bucket / folder, just press "Refresh":
If you need AES-256 bit encryption, compression or other advanced features, please, consider the upgrade to Cloudberry Explorer for S3 PRO version.
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