Problem creating Directory on OVH Cloud Archive


i have a problem with rclone in combination with OVH Cloud Archive. I can copy Files and list files on the cloud storage. What i can not do is create new directory on the cloud space.

2017/12/12 10:25:43 DEBUG : rclone: Version “v1.38” starting with parameters [“rclone” “mkdir” “cloud_daten:Daten/Test” “-vvvv”]
2017/12/12 10:25:45 INFO : Swift container Daten path Test/: Modify window is 1ns
2017/12/12 10:25:45 DEBUG : Swift container Daten path Test/: Making directory
2017/12/12 10:25:45 DEBUG : Go routines at exit 4
2017/12/12 10:25:45 DEBUG : rclone: Version “v1.38” finishing with parameters [“rclone” “mkdir” “cloud_daten:Daten/Test” “-vvvv”]

But when i look directly to the cloud space the directory is not there. Is there any hint to do that?

Thanks a lot


The bucket based storage systems, like swift, s3 don’t store directories. If you create a file in a directory then it will exist.

What mkdir does is create the container if necessary, but otherwise it doesn’t do anything else.

If you use rclone touch cloud_daten:Daten/Test/empty then the file will exist. (you’ll need the latest beta for the touch command).

I hope that makes sense!


Yes, that make sense for me.
Thanks a lot for the answer.