Allowing Xplenty access to data on Rackspace Cloud Files

To enable Xplenty access to your Rackspace Cloud Files data, you need to perform the following steps:
  1. In Rackspace Cloud Files, view the user account credentials for defining a connection in Xplenty. For details on how to view the user account credentials in Rackspace Cloud Files, see Rackspaces' Knowledge Center.
  2. In Xplenty, create a connection using the Rackspace Cloud Files user account credentials you viewed.
To define a connection in Xplenty to Rackspace Cloud Files
  1. Click your avatar, then click Account settings.
  2. Click Connections, then click new connection and click Rackspace Cloud Files.
  3. Type a name for the connection, then fill the various fields as follows:
    • User Name - the username as defined in the Rackspace Cloud Files account credentials.
    • API Key (Password) - the API Key (Password) as defined in the Rackspace Cloud Files account credentials.
    • Region - select the geographical location of your Rackspace Cloud Files container.
  4. Click test connection. If the credentials are correct, a message that the cloud storage connection test was successful appears.
  5. Click create Rackspace Cloud Files connection.
  6. The connection is created and appears in the list of file storage connections.
  7. Now you can create a package and test it on your actual data stored in Rackspace Cloud Files.


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