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Django storage for SoftLayer Cloud Storage

Project Description

Django storage for SoftLayer Cloud Storage

This package uses django-cumulus ( and softlayer-object-storage-python (

Link to github repository:


Add the following to your project’s (your SoftLayer credentials):

    'USERNAME': 'YourUsername', # your SoftLayer user name
    'API_KEY': 'YourAPIKey',    # SoftLayer api key
    'CONTAINER': 'ContainerName' # SoftLayer container(folder) name
    'NETWORK': 'private', # Paid 'private' or free 'public' network is available

CLOUD_FILE_STORAGE = 'django_softlayer.SoftLayerStorage'


To use this storage:

  • import storage class, and create your own

    from django_softlayer import SoftLayerStorage
    from django.utils.functional import LazyObject
    from django.conf import settings
    class MyStorage(LazyObject):
        def _setup(self):
            self._wrapped = get_storage_class(settings.CLOUD_FILE_STORAGE)()
  • Then you can use it in

    from storage import MyStorage
    class MyModel(Model):
        file = models.FileField(storage=MyStorage())
  • That’s all.

To upload files to storage from folder, check for the command usage:

./ syncstatic --help


To run tests:

./ test django_softlayer

Management commands


Uploads directories to the cloud storage saving directory structure:

python syncstatic


  1. –mediaroot - A source directory to copy files from, e.g. “/home/djangoprojects/myproject/media”. Defaults to settings.MEDIA_ROOT.
  2. –noreplace - Skip and do not replace existing files in the storage. Default is False.
  3. –mask - A file mask, e.g. *.ext. Defaults to: *.mp3
  4. -v - higher verbosity is available


Prints information to console about empty or non existing files present in database but not at cloud files storage:

python get_missing_files


–app_model_field - String containing dot separated app, model and field name. Example: myapp.User.file

NOTE: this options can be defaulted to CMD_MISSING_FILES_SETTINGS variable in

  • When CMD_MISSING_FILES_SETTINGS variable is in, you can search a set of app.model.field to search for empty files.
  • When using –app_model_field option, you can only specify one app.model.field per command.

Written by the development team of Arpaso company:

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