For an overview of the file space initialization process and demonstration of Wasabi and LucidLink working together click here


In order to begin you will require your credentials from your Wasabi account. These come in the form of Access and Secret Access Keys. 


To obtain your Wasabi keys please login to your account. Select IAM, Access Keys and Create New Access Key. Note your Secret Access Key will only be available to you once, please make note in a secure location or download the credentials.csv



Once you have your Access and Secret Access Key you can create your LucidLink file space, selecting "Your Storage" and please select "Wasabi Cloud" as your file space object storage vendor.


Choose your Wasabi region



If preferred your can provide your own bucket name (optional), although we will create a bucket based on your file space name and GUID. Please review and confirm to create your file space. 


You will note your file space is being prepared. This will take, up to, a couple of minutes to complete.


Once your freshly created file space is ready for initialization. Please follow the steps within the portal to install your LucidLink OS client and provide your Access and Secret Access Key to successfully initialize your file space.


You will be prompted for a Shared Secret which will AES-256 encrypt your file space to prevent unauthorized access to your data. Please follow the instructions from our Initialize your file space FAQ for assistance.


Should you have any trouble initializing your file space, please do not hesitate to reach out to LucidLink Support

If you wish to specify additional options you can initialize manually with our command line, please review "lucid help init-s3" for further details such as data layout block size. review our Command line file space initialization FAQ for guidance. 


Example initialization string:


lucid init-s3 --fs <filespace.domain> --password <sharedsecret> --endpoint s3.us-west-1.wasabisys.com --region us-west-1 --access-key <accesskey> --secret-key <secretkey> --block-size 256 --https --provider Wasabi


Consult this FAQ from the Wasabi Knowledge Base for further region information.