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Configuring DragonDisk

DragonDisk is a cross-platform, S3-compatible client with a graphical user interface available for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. The following guide describes configuration of DragonDisk for use with Riak CS.

Configuration for Linux

DragonDisk is available for multiple Linux distributions. This section specifically describes configuration for Ubuntu Linux version 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) 32 bit, but the configuration will be similar for other Linux distributions.

This is the main DragonDisk window as it appears upon starting the application.

DragonDisk screenshot

Create an account

Before you can connect DragonDisk to Riak CS, you'll need to create and save an account. The following describes the process for doing so.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Note on HTTPS

If you'll be using HTTPS, be sure to enter the correct public HTTPS port into the HTTPS Port field and click the Connect using SSL/HTTS check box.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Connect to Riak CS

Now let's try to connect to Riak CS with the newly defined account configuration.

DragonDisk screenshot

Create a bucket

Now that you're connected, create a bucket for testing file access with Riak CS.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Copy files to bucket

Finally, navigate your local computer in the left pane and select a file or files to copy from your local computer to the newly created Riak CS bucket.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Consult the DragonDisk documentation for details on performing other operations.

Configuration for Mac OS X

This section describes configuration of DragonDisk for Mac OS X.

DragonDisk screenshot

Create an account

Before you can connect DragonDisk to Riak CS, you'll need to create and save an account. The following describes the process for doing so.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Note on HTTPS

If you'll be using HTTPS, be sure to enter the correct public HTTPS port into the HTTPS Port field and click the Connect using SSL/HTTS check box.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Connect to Riak CS

Now let's try to connect to Riak CS with the newly defined account configuration.

DragonDisk screenshot

Create a bucket

Now that you're connected, create a bucket for testing file access with Riak CS.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Copy files to bucket

Finally, navigate your local computer in the left pane and select a file or files to copy from your local computer to the newly created Riak CS bucket.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Consult the DragonDisk documentation for details on performing other operations.

Configuration for Windows

This section describes configuration of DragonDisk for Windows.

DragonDisk screenshot

Create an account

Before you can connect DragonDisk to Riak CS, you'll need to create and save an account. The following describes the process for doing so.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Note on HTTPS

If you'll be using HTTPS, be sure to enter the correct public HTTPS port into the HTTPS Port field and click the Connect using SSL/HTTS check box.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Connect to Riak CS

Now let's try to connect to Riak CS with the newly defined account configuration.

DragonDisk screenshot

Create a bucket

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Copy files to bucket

Finally, navigate your local computer in the left pane and select a file or files to copy from your local computer to the newly created Riak CS bucket.

DragonDisk screenshot

DragonDisk screenshot

Consult the DragonDisk documentation for details on performing other operations.