Moving a storage


If the storage is assigned to any other tenants, you must turn off related service(s) for these tenants in order to move the storage. Be aware that disabling the service(s) will delete all the data in the storage.

  1. Authenticate to the cloud platform via the Python shell.

    The following variables should be available now:

    >>> base_url  # the base URL of the API
    >>> auth  # the 'Authorization' header value with the access token
    {'Authorization': 'Bearer eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJSUzI1NiIsImtpZCI6ImMwMD...'}
    >>> tenant_id  # the UUID of the tenant to which the token provides access
  2. Assign the infra_id variable the UUID of an infrastructure component created via the API or an infrastructure component found in location’s infrastructure components:

    >>> infra_id = created_infra_id
    >>> infra_id
  3. Assign the location_id variable the UUID of a location created via the API or a location found in tenant’s locations:

    >>> location_id = created_location_id
    >>> location_id
  4. Fetch the revision number of the storage as described in the chapters above. The following variable should be available now:

    >>> version
  5. Define a variable named infra_data, and then assign the storage to move to this variable:

    >>> infra_data = {
    ...     "location_id": location_id,
    ...     "version": version
    ... }


    Value type




    UUID string


    An UUID of the location where the storage should be moved.




    Revision number.

  6. Convert the infra_data object to a JSON text:

    >>> infra_data = json.dumps(infra_data, indent=4)
  7. Send a PUT request with the JSON text to the /infra/{infra_id} endpoint:

    >>> response = requests.put(
    ...     f'{base_url}/infra/{infra_id}',
    ...     headers={'Content-Type': 'application/json', **auth},
    ...     data=infra_data,
    ... )
  8. Check the status code of the response:

    >>> response.status_code

    Status code 200 means that the storage has been moved.

    A different status code means that an error has occurred. For the details, refer to “Status and error codes”.

    Also, the response body contains the updated storage formatted as a JSON text. When converted to an object, it will look as follows:

    >>> pprint.pprint(response.json())
    {'backend_type': None,
     'capabilities': ['files_cloud'],
     'id': 'f79546d7-d051-4e19-96f3-4cc68c2c5575',
     'location_id': '2432af91-f3f5-4492-9566-e9aa4d25a2a5',
     'name': 'Amazon S3 Files Cloud',
     'owner_tenant_id': 'e5afb5e8-84b6-415b-969d-bc10d19f3301',
     'platform_owned': False,
     'readonly': False,
     'url': 'amazon+s3://',
     'version': 2}