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Connect:Direct with ability to connect to IBM Cloud Object Storage using API key and store files on COS

The request is mainly for providing capability in Connect:Direct for reading and writing files from IBM Cloud Object Storage and specifically by using API key while connecting to IBM COS from Connect:Direct.

  • Guest
  • Apr 30 2020
  • Future consideration
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How will this idea be used?

Customer is migrating their solution to IBM Cloud, and Connect:Direct should be able to read and write files from IBM Cloud Object Storage.

We have done a POC to use AWS packages and connect to IBM Cloud Object Storage, and it worked well with HMAC credentials.

However customer does not want to use HMAC credentials due to security issues. Customer wants Connect:Direct to be able to connect IBM Cloud Ojbect Storage using API key.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders commented
    29 Sep, 2021 04:08pm

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM. I've discussed this with my development team and we believe this would be a worthwhile enhancement so I'm going to accept it for future consideration. That will allow us to explore technical aspects of the request and to decide from there when it might work it's way through the backlog.


    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Product Manager

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