TntDrive 2.8.5 Release Notes
Added support for S3-compatible storages
Nowadays, many hosting providers offer Amazon S3 compatible APIs to access and manage their cloud storages. Some of the examples are: Dreamhost, HostEurope, Dunkel Storage, Eucalyptus(Walrus) and many others.
Starting from version 2.8.5 you can easily work with S3-compatible storage providers.
To Mount Amazon S3-Compatible Storage:
- Follow these instructions to open Add New Drive dialog.
Click the advanced properties.. link located at the bottom of the Add New Drive dialog.
Add New Drive dialog
Advanced properties dialog will open.
Advanced Properties dialog
Open Amazon S3 tab and check Use Amazon S3 compatible storage and specify the REST endpoint.
Usually you can find S3-compatible REST endpoint and your credentials(keys) in your client area on provider's website.
Click OK and continue adding new drive.
Data integrity check when uploading files to Amazon S3
You can now use MD5 hashes to ensure that data is not corrupted traversing the network. When you use this option, Amazon S3 checks the file against the provided MD5 value and, if they do not match, returns an error.
Please note, additional time may be required to calculate hashes for large files.
To enable data integrity check:
Open Tools, Options, General and turn on corresponding check-box.
How to enable data integrity check
How to read files with GLACIER Storage Class
Recently Amazon S3 Team announced new feature that allows you to schedule automatic archiving to Amazon Glacier.
Files that were moved to Amazon Glacier have GlACIER storage class and are not available immediately. You need to initiate the retrieval first and then wait about 4 hours.