How to Use Cyberduck with DreamObjects

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How to Use Cyberduck with DreamObjects

Cyberduck is a libre FTP, SFTP, WebDav & cloud storage browser for Mac & Windows.

  1. Download the DreamObjects Connection Profile.
  2. Double-click the file to create a new DreamObjects bookmark.
  3. Enter your Access Key then close the window.
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  4. Double-click the DreamObjects bookmark you just created and enter your Secret Key when prompted. If you choose to add the information to your keychain, you will not be prompted for your Secret Key in the future.
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    Upon successful connection, you will see your buckets listed as drives in the interface.
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Recommended Settings

By default, Cyberduck sets the permissions to public of all files uploaded to DreamObjects public. To change this behavior and make all files private by default, configure the following hidden option.

  • Mac
defaults write ch.sudo.cyberduck s3.bucket.acl.default private
  • Windows
<setting name="CdSettings" serializeAs="Xml">
 <value>
   <settings>
     <setting name="s3.bucket.acl.default" value="private" />
     ...
   </settings>
 </value>
</setting>


Cyberduck Alternative Connection Method

  1. Create a new bookmark in Cyberduck and choose "S3 (Amazon Simple Storage Service)" from the protocol drop down.
  2. Set the Nickname to something memorable, like DreamObjects.
  3. Set the Server to: objects.dreamhost.com
  4. Set the Username to an access key on a user you've created in DreamObjects.
  5. Close the window to save the settings.
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  6. Connect to the bookmark you've created. When prompted for a password, enter the secret key corresponding to the access key from above.
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    Upon successful connection, you will see your buckets listed as drives in the interface.
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