Integrate Hammerspace with IDrive® e2

Hammerspace is a cross-platform data orchestration and storage solution that helps unify data across applications, users, data centers, cloud storage, or anywhere. Use Hammerspace to access the data in your IDrive® e2 cloud storage. Learn more about Hammerspace.


Before uploading files using iconik, you require:

  1. An active IDrive® e2 account. Sign up here if you do not have one.
  2. A bucket in IDrive® e2. See how to create a bucket.
  3. Valid Access Key ID and Secret Access Key. Learn how to create an access key.
  4. A valid Hammerspace account.
Integrate Hammerspace with IDrive® e2
  1. Sign in to your Hammerspace account.
  2. Click Infrastructure in the left navigation pane.
  3. Go to Storage Systems.
  4. Click Add Storage System. In the configuration popup enter the following:
    1. Enter a name for your storage.
    2. Select Generic S3 as storage type.
    3. Enter your IDrive® e2 Access Key ID as the Access Key.
    4. Enter your IDrive® e2 Secret Key as the Secret Key.
    5. Enter your S3 end-point as Endpoint.
    6. Select Use V4 auth signing.
  5. Click Add Storage System to finalize configuring IDrive® e2 storage with Hammerspace.
Create Volume

You need to create a volume after adding a new storage system to Hammerspace. This is necessary to make data shareable through the multiprotocol front-end interface.

  1. Click Infrastructure in the left navigation pane.
  2. Go to Storage Systems.
  3. Click +Volume next to the IDrive® e2 storage system created using above steps.
  4. Select the required IDrive® e2 buckets using checkboxes.
  5. Click Next Step.
  6. Select Shared Volume to share this IDrive® e2 volume with another site.
    Note: For more information about sharing volumes, see the Hammerspace Getting Started Guide for AWS Marketplace.
  7. Click Next Step to manage capacity for the IDrive® e2 volume.
  8. Select a threshold capacity or set Auto for unlimited capacity from the Capacity dropdown.
  9. Click Next Step.
  10. A new volume will be created with the input parameters and displayed in the Review& Add screen.
  11. Click Add Volume after reviewing all parameters, to complete the setup process.

The newly created IDrive® e2 storage volume will be listed under Infrastructure > Volumes.