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Connect Windows / Mac to Object Store with Cyberduck

In our previous article we explained Object Storage, versioning and archiving. Once you have created an object store and generated a key, you can then connect to it!

This article is for Windows and Mac only, for connecting via Linux and the AWS Command Line Interface click this

If you haven't created a store and key already, you'll want to read the [Object Storage](/object-storage/) article on how to do so before returning here

I have an Object Store already, lets get started!

Step 1 - Download Cyberduck and Install

Cyberduck is a great way to sync stuff between your computer and the cloud. We have discussed using Cyberduck before when syncing files to your storage drives

Step 2 - Navigate to the Object Store Summary page

You will want to be on this page for information on how to connect to your store.

Log in to Ronin, select a project, and click Object Store in the left Navigation pane

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Step 3 - Click Connect Info

On the Store Card you wish to connect to, click the CONNECT INFO button.

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There is some important information here that you'll need to take note. You will also need your secret access key that was generated for you in your Downloads folder.

Step 4 - Launch Cyberduck

Once Cyberduck opens, click the Quick Connect button, click More Options and fill in the fields below

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Top Option - Select Amazon S3
Server - Change to the server shown on the Object Store card
Access Key ID - Change to the key shown on the Object Store card
Password - Your password is the Secret Access Key located in your newly generated store file
Path - Under More Options, change to the path shown on the Object Store card

Step 5 - Click Connect!

Once you're connected, create / add files and folders!

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Cyberduck will keep things nice and synchronised for you!

Noice, fully synced cloud file storage

I know, pretty straight forward, right?

For more info as to what Cyberduck can do for you, make sure to check out their site here

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