Use Walrus Backend

This topic describes how to configure Walrus as the object storage backend provider for the Object Storage Gateway (OSG).


  • Successful completion of all the install sections prior to this section.
  • The UFS must be registered and enabled.

To configure Walrus object storage

You must execute the steps below as a administrator.

Configure walrus as the storage provider using the euctl command.

euctl objectstorage.providerclient=walrus

Check that the OSG is enabled.


If the state appears as disabled or broken , check the cloud-*.log files in the /var/log/eucalyptus directory. A disabled state generally indicates that there is a problem with your network or credentials. See Log File Location and Content for more information.

The Walrus backend and OSG are now ready for production.