How to use Mountain Duck with Minio
In this recipe you will learn how to carry out basic operations on Minio using Mountain Duck. Mountain Duck lets you mount server and cloud storage as a local disk in the Finder.app on Mac and the File Explorer on Windows. It is released under the GPL license v2.0.
Minio Server is running on localhost on port 9000 in
HTTP, follow Minio quickstart guide to install Minio.
NOTE: You can also run Minio in
HTTPS, follow this guide along with Mountain Duck generic
HTTPS S3 profile from here.
Add Minio authentication in Mountain Duck
Click on Mountain Duck icon and open the application via navigation menu. Click open connection, select
Replace the existing AWS S3 details with your local Minio credentials
Click on the connect tab to establish connection.
You will be asked to connect via insecure connection since we are using HTTP instead of HTTPS, accept it. Once the connection is established you can explore further, some operations are listed below.
Copy bucket to local file system