Getting started with Yandex Object Storage

Before you start

  1. Sign up for Yandex.Cloud.

    For more information, see the section Getting started in the documentation on Billing.

  2. Get the roles required to work with Object Storage. Select one of the options:

    • The resource-manager.cloud.owner role for the cloud.
    • A pair of roles: resource-manager.cloud.member for the cloud and admin for the cloud or folder.
    • A pair of roles: resource-manager.cloud.member for the cloud and editor for the cloud or folder.
  3. To assign roles:

    1. Open the Access management page for the selected cloud. If necessary, switch to another cloud.

    2. In the line with the appropriate user name, click Configure roles.

    3. To add a cloud role, click image in the Roles for the cloud section.

      To add a folder role, select the folder and click Assign role in the Roles in folders section.

    4. Select a role from the list. For more information about roles, see Roles in the documentation on the service Yandex Identity and Access Management.

  4. Select the folder where you want to perform the operations. If there is no such folder, create one:

    1. In the management console, click Create folder.

    2. Enter the folder name.

      The name may contain lowercase Latin letters, numbers, and hyphens. The first character must be a letter. The last character can't be a hyphen. The length of the name must be from 3 to 63 characters.

    3. Click Create folder.

  5. Click on the Yandex Object Storage tile to get to the bucket management page.

Creating the first bucket

To create your first bucket in Object Storage:

  1. Click Create bucket.

  2. Enter the name of the bucket.

    The name must meet the following requirements:

    • The length of the name must be from 3 to 63 characters.
    • The name may contain lowercase Latin letters, numbers, hyphens, and periods.
    • The first and last characters must be letters or numbers.
    • Characters to the right and left of the period must be letters or numbers.
    • The name must not look like an IP address (for example, 10.1.3.9).
  3. Click Create bucket.

  4. In the bucket, click Upload objects.

To perform operations with buckets and objects, you can use alternative tools in addition to the Yandex.Cloud management console.