How Do I Share Object Storage With the Public?

How do I share Object Storage with the public?

You can give access to buckets, files and folders to the public. For this, the you need to create a link to the file or folder in your storage to distribute and share it with the public. You can do this with the steps below:

How do I share a Bucket with the public?

To make it accessible to the public a link to a selected bucket can be created.

For this, the following steps need to be followed:

  1. Log in to the Customer Control Panel.
  2. Click "Object Storage" from the blue "control panel" on the left hand side of the page.
  3. Click the "Go to Object Storage Panel" and you will be taken to a new page.
  4. Open the Bucket Overview (see image below):
  5. Click on the 'Public Sharing' icon xmlexampleto open the menu for setting properties for public sharing:
    Public Sharing
  6. The "Make public" slider on top displays the currently selected public access to this storage. By sliding to the left the feature is deactivated, sliding to the right activates it.

    If the access is active, a public link to the bucket is automatically created and appears below. This link can be distributed and shared with the public (after confirming the settings by 'Save'). All public users can then access the bucket via this link

    The status of a bucket's public access can also be seen in bucket overview page.

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Modified on 25 Mar 2024

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