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.
  3. dream objects 1

  4. Configure the fields as described in the table below.
  5. Parameter Description
    server objects.dreamhost.com
    access key id A 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 key A similar concept to a password for DreamObjects users. A secret key is automatically generated for each access key and cannot be changed.
    nickname Optional nickname to identify the connection.
    remote path An optional remote path that you specify, if you would like to map to a specific directory.
    drive letter Drive 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.