How to Connect to Wasabi - an Amazon S3 Compatib Storage. Working with Wasabi Storage via S3 Browser.
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We have recently added some new features for s3-compatible accounts like custom s3 regions and region specific enpoints, and hope these improvements will make your work with s3-compatible storages even more effective and comfortable.

In this article we would like to show you how to employ these new features with Wasabi - an S3-Compatible object storage.

Registering Wasabi Account in S3 Browser:

1. Start S3 Browser and click Accounts -> Add New Account.

click add new account menu item

Click Accounts -> Add New Account

Add New Account dialog will open:

add s3 compatible storage account

Add New Account dialog.

2. Choose S3 Compatible Storage as account type

3. Specify the REST Endpoint -

5. Specify Access Key ID and Secret Access Key - access keys can be found in your Wasabi Console/Access Keys

6. Turn on Encrypt Access Keys with a password - if you would like to protect your Access Key ID and Secret Access Key with a master password. You will be asked for a master password each time you open the account.

7. Turn on Use secure transfer (SSL/TLS) - if you would like to encrypt all communications with the storage.

8. Click Advanced S3-compatible storage settings

The Advanced S3-compatible storage settings dialog will open:

Advanced S3-compatible storage settings

Advanced S3-compatible storage settings

9. Set Signature Version to V4.

10. Set Addressing Model - to Virtual-hosted style.

11. Define Storage regions as below:

Virginia 1=us-east-1
Virginia 2=us-east-2
Plano, TX=us-central-1
Toronto, Canada=ca-central-1
London, England=eu-west-1
Paris, France=eu-west-2
Amsterdam, Netherlands=eu-central-1
Frankfurt, Germany=eu-central-2
Tokyo, Japan=ap-northeast-1
Osaka, Japan=ap-northeast-2
Sydney, Australia=ap-southeast-2

12. Define Region-specific endpoint as s3.{region-code}

13. Click Close and Add new account

Voila, you can now acccess your buckets in any region via direct region-specific endpoints

Custom S3-Compatible storage Regions

Custom S3-Compatible storage Regions

Create new buckets in any region supported by the storage:

Custom S3-Compatible storage Regions

Custom S3-Compatible storage Regions

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