Teracloud (Reblog from Medium)

Reposted from my account on Medium
This is a simple (Hopefully) tutorial on how to make an free account that comes with 10GB storage on Teracloud.jp . They have 1TB storage paid plans as well for less then 10 bucks CAD if you sign for the year. The system uses Oracle Solaris 11 ZFS and actually takes snapshots, similar to Time machine backups as well to a max of 14 a day, depending on how much free space you have left on your drive, so you can restore files if you’ve accidentally deleted them recently. They also have really crazy server standards about where their data centers can be in Tokyo, at least so many miles from the shoreline in case of Tsunami etc. 

In a Tweeted response the CEO said the system will become faster and that they are obviously implementing some English localization and trying to attract English speaking users I guess. There’s just always an English page at first now and then a 日本語 link in the bottom to proceed so it’s a little misleading now, haha. Anyways let’s get to the setup.


Step one: Navigate to https://teracloud.jp/
Scroll past all this after your done reading and click 日本語 which just stands for Japanese.

Step Two: Click where indicated to make a new account. This is the login screen if you haven’t noticed haha.

Step Three: Fill out the form as indicated with your information and then click next to proceed.
Step four: You will then be asked to confirm your email address either by inputting the confirmation code that’s included in the email you’ve just received in your inbox, or by simply clicking the link .


Finished! You’ll then be directed to the completed page where also you’ll see the paid options but you can just click where indicated こちら to bring you to the login screen again where you can login there. I don’t really use their file system browser , they have one that works in browser, and if you have windows you can use that as well. But I prefer to use Cyberduck, Cryptomator or Transmit depending on what I’m doing.
For WebDAV access the the URL is over HTTPS and you can’t add custom ssh keys.
https://nanao.teracloud.jp/dav
Username and Password you obviously have chosen already. And that will give you all you need to use in a WebDAV client as well. If you have any questions feel free to ask me!


王可森 (Kesen)

Canadian Born, Asia-Raised. Currently living in Taiwan. Interests include basically anything tech/web, music (Listen to my album on the left Menu!) Asian Politics and Policy, and Asian Boys lolol.