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.clouds.owner role for the cloud.
    • A pair of roles: resource-manager.clouds.member for the cloud and admin for the cloud or folder.
    • A pair of roles: resource-manager.clouds.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. Select the user to assign the role to, click image, and choose Configure roles.

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

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

    4. Choose a role from the list.

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

    1. Click Create folder in the Home page of the management console.

    2. Enter the folder name.

      The name must be unique within the folder. 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 maximum length of the name is 63 characters.

    3. Select Create a default network. A network is created with subnets in each availability zone.

    4. 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.