Add a Keystone authentication provider

You can add a Keystone authentication provider to authenticate OpenStack Swift users.

Before you begin

  • This operation requires the System Administrator role in ECS.
  • You can add only one Keystone authentication provider.
  • Obtain the authentication provider information listed in Keystone authentication provider settings.


  1. In the ECS Portal, select Manage > Authentication.
  2. On the Authentication Provider Management page, click New Authentication Provider.
  3. On the New Authentication Provider page, in the Type field, select Keystone V3.
    The required fields are displayed.
  4. Type values in the Name, Description, Server URL, Keystone Administrator, and Admin Password fields. For more information about these fields, see Keystone authentication provider settings.
  5. Click Save.