Typical Workflow for Managing Containers

Use the following table as a guide to the workflow for managing containers. If you have not yet subscribed to or set up your service, see Workflow for Getting Started with Object Storage Classic.

Task Description More Information

Access the service

Access the service through any of the available interfaces.

Accessing Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage Classic

Generate an authentication token

Generate an authentication token if you are accessing the service through the REST API interface. If you are accessing the service through Java library, the authentication token would be automatically generated and applied.

Authenticating Access When Using REST API

Create containers

Create containers to organize your data.

Creating Containers

Delete containers

Delete empty containers when no longer needed.

Deleting Containers

Update container metadata

Set custom metadata or special metadata on a container.

Updating Container Metadata