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General setup information for third-party tools

Typically, when configuring a third-party tool to work with HS3, you need to provide this information:


Service point — This is the fully qualified hostname of the tenant in the context of which you plan to create and manage buckets and the objects in them. For example, if the tenant name is europe and the HCP system domain name is hcp.example.com, you specify the service point like this:


europe.hcp.example.com


Access key — This is the Base64-encoded username for the HCP user account you want to use for authenticated access to HCP.


Secret key — This is the MD5-hashed password for the above HCP user account.