Mount CloudStor in VM
You have a CloudStor account and you have generated an App Password to access it from your Nectar instance. The steps below show you how to use the
cloudstor-setup command provided by Nectar.
SSH to your Nectar virtual machine via your preferred terminal software. If you’re not familiar with this, we have some other tutorials for you.
Start the CloudStor setup by typing
cloudstor-setupat the command prompt.
cloudstor-setupcommand will re-emphasise using App Passwords to you.
By default the
cloudstor-setupcommand will prompt you for your CloudStor
password. Follow the prompts and paste in the username and password you generated in the previous section. You should see some output similar to this:
$ cloudstor-setup This command guides you through the process of mounting your AARNet CloudStor storage to your Nectar instance. To mount your CloudStor storage, you will be prompted for a username and password. You can generate specific use 'app passwords' from the security settings of your CloudStor account here: https://cloudstor.aarnet.edu.au/plus/settings/personal?sectionid=security PLEASE NOTE: If you snapshot this instance and share it, your CloudStor app password may be exposed though the configuration file /etc/davfs2/secrets. For more information, please see the CloudStor setup article at: https://support.ehelp.edu.au/support/solutions/articles/6000211327 Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl+C to exit. Username: email@example.com App password: Testing your CloudStor credentials... OK Mounting CloudStor storage... done Your CloudStor account has been mounted to /cloudstor $
You should now be able to work with your CloudStor data at
/cloudstoron your virtual machine. You can use the
dfcommand to verify, similar to.:
$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ... https://cloudstor....us/remote.php/webdav/ 1.1T 11G 1.0T 2% /cloudstor
cloudstor-setup command can uninstall your mounted connection for you too. Use the
-h argument for more information, e.g.
$ cloudstor-setup -h
cloudstor-setup is available on Nectar official images, build after 10/10/2018.
Under the hood the
cloudstor-setup command uses software called
davfs2 to connect to your AARNet CloudStor account.