ftpcloudfs(8) FTP interface to Rackspace Cloud Files and OpenStack Object Storage


ftpcloudfs [OPTIONS]



FTP-CloudFS is an FTP server acting as a proxy to Rackspace Cloud Files or to OpenStack Object Storage (Swift). It allows you to connect via any FTP client to do upload/download or create containers. It supports pseudo-hierarchical folders/directories as described in the Rackspace Cloud Files API and the OpenStack Object Storage API.


-h, --help

show this help message and exit

-p PORT, --port=PORT

Port to bind the server default: 2021.

-b BIND_ADDRESS, --bind-address=BIND_ADDRESS

Address to bind by default:


Number of workers to use default: 1.


Memcache server(s) to be used for cache (ip:port).

-a AUTHURL, --auth-url=AUTHURL

Auth URL for alternate providers(eg OpenStack)

-v, --verbose

Be verbose on logging.

-s, --service-net

Connect via Rackspace ServiceNet network.

-f, --foreground

Do not attempt to daemonize but run in foreground.

-l LOG_FILE, --log-file=LOG_FILE

Log File: Default stdout when in foreground


Enable logging to the system logger (daemon facility).


Pid file location when in daemon mode.


UID to drop the privilege to when in daemon mode


GID to drop the privilege to when in daemon mode


"Juan J. Martinez" <[email protected]>