OVH Guide

Creating Storage Containers

Find here how to create your first storage containers.

Preamble

Public Cloud is an unlimited storage solution with simple billing adapted to your needs. There are lots of types of object containers :

  • For static hosting (static website)
  • For private hosting (Example : storage of personal data)
  • For public hosting (for storing anything that is publicly accessible)
  • For cold storage (archiving)

Add a container

  • Login to the Manager
  • Click on your Public Cloud project
  • Click Storage
  • Click Create a Container
  • Select the datacentre

You can then choose the container type you need.

projet

For static hosting

Do you want to host a static website ?

  • Choose "static hoting"
  • Name your container
  • Click Create the Container
  • The static storage will now appear in the list of storage

OVH has set up standard pages, you can delete them before putting your html elements in

For private storage

Do you want to host confidential data ?

  • Choose "Private"
  • Name the container
  • Click Create the Container
  • The static storage will now appear in the list of storage

For public storage

Do you want to host publicly accessible data ?

  • Choose "Public"
  • Name the container
  • Click Create the container
  • The public storage will now appear in the list of storage

For cold storage (Public Cloud Archive)

Do you want to archive your date ?

  • Choose "Cold Storage"
  • Name the container
  • Click Create the container
  • The cold storage will now appear in the list of storage

For more information about cold storage, click here.

Add files

  • Click on the container name
  • To add files click Add objects

In the Prefix field enter the file location :

The / folder corresponds to the root

If you want to upload files to the mysite folder at the root, you have to use the /mysite prefix.

  • Click Import files
  • Select the files to import, then confirm
  • The files will be uploaded