Installing ObjectiveFS

Requirements

  1. A Linux or macOS machine with 1GB+ RAM
  2. An object store (any of the following):
    • Amazon Web Services account with S3 enabled,
    • Google Cloud Storage account, OR
    • Your own S3-compatible object store.

Installation

ObjectiveFS binary will be installed at /sbin/mount.objectivefs

Shared filesystem for Redhat Linux: Red Hat

Step 1. Download ObjectiveFS rpm package
Step 2. Install: yum install objectivefs-5.1-1.x86_64.rpm
Step 3. Verify NTP has a small offset (<1 sec): /usr/sbin/ntpdate -q pool.ntp.org


Shared filesystem for CentOS Linux: CentOS

Step 1. Download ObjectiveFS rpm package
Step 2. Install: yum install objectivefs-5.1-1.x86_64.rpm
Step 3. Verify NTP has a small offset (<1 sec): /usr/sbin/ntpdate -q pool.ntp.org


Shared filesystem for Ubuntu Linux: Ubuntu

Step 1. Download ObjectiveFS deb package
Step 2. Install: dpkg -i objectivefs_5.1_amd64.deb
Step 3. Verify NTP has a small offset (<1 sec): /usr/sbin/ntpdate -q pool.ntp.org


Shared filesystem for Debian Linux: Debian

Step 1. Download ObjectiveFS deb package
Step 2. Run update: apt-get update
Step 3. Install FUSE: apt-get install fuse
Step 4. Install: dpkg -i objectivefs_5.1_amd64.deb
Step 5. Verify NTP has a small offset (<1 sec): /usr/sbin/ntpdate -q pool.ntp.org


Shared filesystem for SUSE Linux: SUSE

Step 1. Download ObjectiveFS rpm package
Step 2. Install: sudo zypper install objectivefs-5.1-1.x86_64.rpm
Step 3. Verify NTP has a small offset (<1 sec): /usr/sbin/ntpdate -q pool.ntp.org


Shared filesystem for Linux Other Linux

Step 1. Download ObjectiveFS rpm or deb package
Step 2. Install using the standard package installer, e.g. yum, dpkg, zypper
Step 3. Verify NTP has a small offset (<1 sec): /usr/sbin/ntpdate -q pool.ntp.org


OFS macOS macOS

Step 1. Download ObjectiveFS install package
Step 2. Install: double click on objectivefs-5.1.pkg
This step installs ObjectiveFS and OSXFUSE on your Mac.
Step 3. Verify NTP has a small offset (<1 sec): System Preferences → Date & Time → Set date and time automatically


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