Configuring an external Storage Location for your stations media files, recordings and backups can help you keeping the cost low while allowing you to increase the available storage space without having to resize your servers HDD partitions.
Setting this up can be tricky if you are not familiar with the terminology of S3 or the Dropbox API.
Let us take care of this task for you so that you can concentrate on the management of your station.
Required for Dropbox:
When creating the Dropbox Auth Token switch to the Permissions tab at the top of the page and select the following permissions:
Then click on the Submit button in at the bottom of the screen.
Now switch back to the Settings tab at the top of the page.
Change the Access token expiration from Short-lived to No expiration and under Generated access token click on Generate.
Required for S3:
- Access Key ID
- Secret Key
- Bucket Name