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How to set up a DigitalOcean Spaces connection

Dropshare 4 or newer

Dropshare 4 supports connections to DigitalOcean Spaces. To set up a connection to a DigitalOcean Spaces, you need to create a Custom S3 API-Compliant Connection in the Connections preferences after you've created the Space in the DigitalOcean Dashboard.

Step 1: Create Space

To create your DigitalOcean Space to use with Dropshare, log in to the DigitalOcean Dashboard, and click on Create → Spaces. Enter a name and choose a region of your choice. Select Private Access

Step 2: Get Access Keys

Once the space has been created, go to Applications & API and generate a new key for Dropshare. Note down the Access Key and Secret Key as you need them in the next step.

Step 3: Set Up Connection

Go to the Dropshare preferences, open the Connections tab, and choose to create a new Custom S3-API Compliant Conneciton.

Bucket Name Name of the Space from step 1
Access Key Access Key from step 3
Secret Key Secret Key from step 3
Server Selected region, e.g. nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com
Use SSL Enable
Use AWS v2 Signature Disable

Click Test Connection to make sure everything has been set up correctly, and you're done!

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