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9 Manage the Object Gateway Edit source

Important
Important

Before you begin, you may encounter the following notification when trying to access the Object Gateway front-end on the Ceph Dashboard:

Information
No RGW credentials found, please consult the documentation on how to enable RGW for the dashboard.
Please consult the documentation on how to configure and enable the Object Gateway management functionality.

This is because the Object Gateway has not been automatically configured by cephadm for the Ceph Dashboard. If you encounter this notification, follow the instructions at Section 10.4, “Enabling the Object Gateway management front-end” to manually enable the Object Gateway front-end for the Ceph Dashboard.

Tip
Tip: More information on Object Gateway

For more general information about Object Gateway, refer to Chapter 21, Ceph Object Gateway.

9.1 Viewing Object Gateways Edit source

To view a list of configured Object Gateways, click Object Gateway › Daemons. The list includes the ID of the gateway, host name of the cluster node where the gateway daemon is running, and the gateway's version number.

Click the drop-down arrow next to the gateway's name to view detailed information about the gateway. The Performance Counters tab shows details about read/write operations and cache statistics.

Gateway's details
Figure 9.1: Gateway's details

9.2 Managing Object Gateway users Edit source

Click Object Gateway › Users to view a list of existing Object Gateway users.

Click the drop-down arrow next to the user name to view details about the user account, such as status information or the user and bucket quota details.

Gateway users
Figure 9.2: Gateway users

9.2.1 Adding a new gateway user Edit source

To add a new gateway user, click Create in the top left of the table heading. Fill in their credentials, details about the S3 key and user and bucket quotas, then confirm with Create User.

Adding a new gateway user
Figure 9.3: Adding a new gateway user

9.2.2 Deleting gateway users Edit source

To delete a gateway user, select and highlight the user. Click the drop-down button next to Edit and select Delete from the list to delete the user account. Activate the Yes, I am sure check box and confirm with Delete user.

9.2.3 Editing gateway user details Edit source

To change gateway user details, select and highlight the user. Click Edit in the top left of the table heading.

Modify basic or additional user information, such as their capabilities, keys, sub-users, and quota information. Confirm with Edit User.

The Keys tab includes a read-only list of the gateway's users and their access and secret keys. To view the keys, click a user name in the list and then select Show in the top left of the table heading. In the S3 Key dialog, click the 'eye' icon to unveil the keys, or click the clipboard icon to copy the related key to the clipboard.

9.3 Managing the Object Gateway buckets Edit source

Object Gateway (OGW) buckets implement the functionality of OpenStack Swift containers. Object Gateway buckets serve as containers for storing data objects.

Click Object Gateway › Buckets to view a list of Object Gateway buckets.

9.3.1 Adding a new bucket Edit source

To add a new Object Gateway bucket, click Create in the top left of the table heading. Enter the bucket's name, select the owner, and set the placement target. Confirm with Create Bucket.

Note
Note

At this stage you can also enable locking by selecting Enabled; however, this is configurable after creation. See Section 9.3.3, “Editing the bucket” for more information.

9.3.2 Viewing bucket details Edit source

To view detailed information about an Object Gateway bucket, click the drop-down arrow next to the bucket name.

Gateway bucket details
Figure 9.4: Gateway bucket details
Tip
Tip: Bucket quota

Below the Details table, you can find details about the bucket quota and locking settings.

9.3.3 Editing the bucket Edit source

Select and highlight a bucket, then click Edit in the top left of the table heading.

You can update the owner of the bucket or enable versioning, multi-factor authentication or locking. Confirm any changes with Edit Bucket.

Editing the bucket details
Figure 9.5: Editing the bucket details

9.3.4 Deleting a bucket Edit source

To delete an Object Gateway bucket, select and highlight the bucket. Click the drop-down button next to Edit and select Delete from the list to delete the bucket. Activate the Yes, I am sure check box and confirm with Delete bucket.

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