To upload files to a container in SoftLayer's Object Storage service.


  • Access to log into the SoftLayer account using the Customer Portal.
  • An object storage container.


  1. Log into the SoftLayer’s Customer Portal.
  2. Go to CloudLayer > Object Storage.
  3. (Optional) Select a SoftLayer account (if more than one account is listed).
  4. Select the geographic region where the container is located. (e.g. Dallas 5)
  5. Select the container name. (e.g. my-db1)
  6. Click the Add files link.
  7. Browse and select the file or folder to upload into the container and click Add. Once the upload is complete, the file/folders will appear in the list.

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