Dream Objects

DreamObjects is a new cloud storage service from DreamHost.

You can use ExpanDrive to connect to your DreamHost buckets and objects. You will need to specify your Dream Objects access key id and secret access key.


Why ExpanDrive:

ExpanDrive gives you the opportunity to connect to your Dream Host projects using a familiar file browser interface native to your OS.


To connect to DreamHost

  1. From the ExpanDrive window, click on Add.
  2. Click on Dream Objects. The configuration screen is displayed.
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  4. Configure the fields as described in the table below.
  5. ParameterDescription
    serverobjects.dreamhost.com
    access key idA similar concept to a username for DreamObjects users. One or more can be created for each user if desired. Each access key will allow access to all of the buckets and their contents for a user.
    secret access keyA similar concept to a password for DreamObjects users. A secret key is automatically generated for each access key and cannot be changed.
    nicknameOptional nickname to identify the connection.
    remote pathAn optional remote path that you specify, if you would like to map to a specific directory.
    drive letterDrive letter which ExpanDrive will map to your cloud files.
  6. Click on Connect.

ExpanDrive connects to the service, and the file browser interface native to your OS will open upon a successful connection.