What are Objects in DreamObjects and How Do You Use Them?

Objects are files that are uploaded into DreamObjects.

Using the Object Viewer to view objects in a bucket

To use the Object Viewer:

  1. Navigate to the(Panel > ‘Could Services’ > ‘DreamObjects’) page in your DreamHost panel.

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  2. Click the View Objects button under your username.

    After you click the button, the Object Viewer loads a list of your buckets.

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  3. Click the bucket name in the left panel. This lists your folders and objects within that bucket, and also shows four control buttons at the bottom.

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    The control buttons on the bottom left corner allow you to:

    • Switch Bucket – Look at the contents of a different bucket
    • Reload Bucket – To see the changes (added or removed objects) to the bucket
    • Reload Folder – Reloads the current folder you’re viewing
    • Upload Objects – Upload a new Object to the bucket

Other ways to view Objects

You can also use third-party applications to connect to DreamObjects and view or upload objects.

Creating an Object

You can create Objects by using a compatible file transfer application.

Object Properties

Click on any object in your list to view the Object Properties, which include:

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  • Object Name
  • Size
  • Last Modified
  • Permissions (Public or Private determined by use of credentials)

Downloading an Object using the Object Viewer

  1. Click the object you wish to download.

    The Object Properties opens in the viewer:

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  2. Click the Download Object button in the Object Properties box.

    A popup box appears allowing you to download the object.

    • You can also link anyone the URL of the object so they may download it themselves.

Deleting an Object

  1. Click the object you wish to delete.

    The Object Properties opens in the viewer:

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  2. Click the ‘Remove Object’ link in the Object Properties box.

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  3. Click the Remove button on the popup box to delete the object.

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