Creating a Folder

This section describes how to create a folder using OBS Browser.

Background Information

Unlike the file system, OBS does not involve the concepts of file and folder. For easy data management, OBS provides a method to simulate folders. On OBS, an object is simulated as a folder by adding a slash (/) to the object name on OBS Browser.


  1. Log in to OBS Browser.

  2. Click the bucket in which you want to create a folder. Click Create Folder.

  3. In the dialog box that is displayed, enter a folder name and click OK.

    • You can create single-level or multi-level folders.

    • The name cannot contain the following special characters: \:*?"<>|

    • The name cannot start or end with a period (.) or slash (/).

    • The folder's absolute path cannot exceed 1,023 characters.

    • Any single slash (/) separates and creates multiple levels of folders at once.

    • The name cannot contain two or more consecutive slashes (/).

  4. In the dialog box that is displayed, click OK.