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Configuring Rackspace Cloud Files with Cyberduck


The following article will help you configure the Cyberduck FTP Client with Rackspace Cloud Files. Cyberduck allows users to Manage their Rackspace Cloud Files storage account and the configuration of Akamai content delivery network (CDN). Take a look at the following steps:

USA Cyberduck Configuration

  1. Download the Cyberduck FTP client from the Cyberduck website:

  2. Install the FTP client on your machine and then log in to  the Cloud Control Panel to grab your API Key.

  3. In the Cloud Control Panel, select Account Settings from your account menu in the upper right. In the Login Details section you should see an API Key entry. Click the Show link and copy your API key.

  4. Open the Cyberduck FTP client and select Rackspace Cloud Files from the list. Enter your control panel username and paste the API key into the password field. When complete, select Login.

  5. Once you're logged in, you'll be able to view, share, and add content through the Cyberduck interface.

  6. Before uploading any files or folders, make sure your account contains at least one folder (container) in the region where your files should be stored. You can create a folder with the New Folder command in the File menu. Without an existing folder as a guide, Cyberduck will choose a default region on its own when performing bulk uploads.

UK Cyberduck Configuration

  1. Download the Cyberduck FTP client from the Cyberduck website:

  2. Install the FTP client on your machine and then log in to  the Cloud Control Panel to grab your API Key.

  3. In the Cloud Control Panel, select Account Settings from your account menu in the upper right. In the Login Details section you should see an API Key entry. Click the Show link and copy your API key.

  4. Open the Cyberduck FTP client and select the "+" symbol in the lower left hand corner to add a bookmark. In the pop-up screen, select Swift (OpenStack Object Storage) from the drop-down menu. Enter lon.auth.api.rackspacecloud.com in the Server field and enter your Cloud username in the Username field.

  5. Close the window and double-click on the bookmark. In the pop-up screen, enter your control panel username and paste the API key into the password field. When complete, select Login. Once you're logged in, you'll be able to view, share, and add content through the Cyberduck interface.

  6. Before uploading any files or folders, make sure your account contains at least one folder (container) in the region where your files should be stored. You can create a folder with the New Folder command in the File menu. Without an existing folder as a guide, Cyberduck will choose a default region on its own when performing bulk uploads.







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