Configure for Data (S6)
Learn how to configure ioncli to securely store data with S6.
ioncli requires a profile configured in the Ionburst credentials file, a well-known directory in the user's home folder.
- On MacOS/Linux, this file is located at
- on Windows, it is located at
An example of the final credentials file should look similar to this. In this example, the credentials profile we will create is called ioncli-example, and the profile is configured to use the Ionburst Cloud eu-west-1 region.
ioncli S6 Setup
Creating the credentials file
Open a new terminal.
Next, we need to create the
The credentials file can then be created within this directory:
You can now verify this with the following:
On verifying, the output should look similar to this:
Add a profile to the credentials file
To create a new profile in the Ionburst credentials file, the following can be used:
This will add a profile
ioncli-example to the credentials file. Please ensure the
>> operator is used to avoid overwriting any existing contents in the credentials file.
The file contents can be verified with the following:
An example output should look similar to: