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FTP Interface to Rackspace Cloud Files

Homepage:http://blog.chmouel.com/2009/10/29/ftp-server-for-cloud-files/
Credits:Copyright 2009--2010 Chmouel Boudjnah <chmouel@chmouel.com>
Licence:BSD

DESCRIPTION

ftp-cloudfs is a ftp server acting as a proxy to Rackspace Cloud Files. It allow you to connect via any FTP client to do upload/download or create containers.

By default the server will bind to port 2021 which allow to be run as a non root/administrator user.

REQUIREMENT

Operating Systems

This has been tested on a Debian testing Linux distribution but it should work on any Unices (including MacOSX) as long you have the requirement listed above.

It should as well work on Windows but this has been completely untested.

INSTALL

Use standard setup.py directives ie :

python setup.py install

USAGE

The install should have created a /usr/bin/ftpcloudfs (or whatever prefix defined in your python distribution or command line arguments) which can be used like this :

Usage: ftpcloudfs [OPTIONS].....

Options::

Usage: ftpcloudfs [OPTIONS].....

Options:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-p PORT, --port=PORT
 Port to bind the server default: 2021.
-b BIND_ADDRESS, --bind-address=BIND_ADDRESS
 Address to bind default: 127.0.0.1.
-s, --service-net
 Connect via Rackspace ServiceNet network.
-l LOG_FILE, --log-file=LOG_FILE
 Log File: Default stdout
-a AUTHURL, --auth-url=AUTHURL
 Auth URL for alternate providers (eg OpenStack)

SUPPORT

While being written by a Rackspace employee this tool is not supported by Rackspace but the author would be happy to help any request if you leave a comment on my blog.

LICENSE

Unless otherwise noted, all files are released under the MIT license, exceptions contain licensing information in them.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

Except as contained in this notice, the name of Rackspace US, Inc. shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written authorization from Rackspace US, Inc.

Author

Chmouel Boudjnah <chmouel@chmouel.com>

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