Objects in VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension are the files that you upload.
Important: When uploading files to VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension, do not navigate out of the VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension tenant portal until the upload process completes. Leaving the VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension tenant portal within the same user session interrupts the upload process.
If you are using AWS S3, when you upload objects, you can select the storage class that best fits your needs. The following table describes the available storage classes and corresponding use cases.
For more information, see
Amazon S3 Storage Classes and
Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage.
|Standard||Default storage class. Best fit for general-purpose storage of frequently accessed data.|
|Reduced Redundancy||Provides the option to store noncritical, reproducible data at lower levels of redundancy than the standard storage.|
|Glacier||Best fit for short and mid-term archives.|
|Standard Infrequent Access (IA)||Best fit for long-lived and less frequently accessed data.|
|One Zone IA||Best fit for long-lived and less frequently accessed data that you store in a single zone.|
|Intelligent Tiering||Best fit for data with unknown or changing access patterns.|
|Glacier Deep Archive||Best fit for long-term archiving purposes.|
- As an organization administrator, you can upload an object to the buckets that users in your organization own.
- As an organization user, you can upload an object if you are the owner of the bucket, or the owner must assign to your user account Write of Bucket permissions on the bucket .
- Log in to the VMware Cloud Director tenant portal.
- From the More drop-down menu, select Object Storage.
- In the Buckets pane, navigate to the bucket or folder to which you want to upload files.
- Click Upload.
- Select whether to overwrite the objects with the same name.
By default, VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension overwrites files with the same name. If an object with the same name exists in the bucket and versioning is active for the bucket, you can upload a new version of the object.
- (Optional) If you are using AWS S3, you can select the storage class.
- Click the folder icon (), navigate to the files that you want to upload, and click Upload.