swift-object-expirer - distributed virtual object store - object expirer

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: swift-object-expirer
Package version: 2.7.0
Package release: 0ubuntu2
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 40 B
Download size: 9.01 KB
Official Mirror: archive.ubuntu.com
OpenStack Object Storage (code-named Swift) is open source software for creating redundant, scalable object storage using clusters of standardized servers to store petabytes of accessible data. It is not a file system or real-time data storage system, but rather a long-term storage system for a more permanent type of static data that can be retrieved, leveraged, and then updated if necessary. Primary examples of data that best fit this type of storage model are virtual machine images, photo storage, email storage and backup archiving. Having no central "brain" or master point of control provides greater scalability, redundancy and permanence. Objects are written to multiple hardware devices in the data center, with the OpenStack software responsible for ensuring data replication and integrity across the cluster. Storage clusters can scale horizontally by adding new nodes. Should a node fail, OpenStack works to replicate its content from other active nodes. Because OpenStack uses software logic to ensure data replication and distribution across different devices, inexpensive commodity hard drives and servers can be used in lieu of more expensive equipment. This package provides the object-expirer service that provides scheduled deletion of objects in Swift.


  • swift << 1.13.1~rc1-0ubuntu1~
  • swift-object << 1.12.0-0ubuntu2


    Source package: swift

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install swift-object-expirer deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install swift-object-expirer


    • /etc/init/swift-object-expirer.conf
    • /etc/init.d/swift-object-expirer
    • /etc/swift/object-expirer.conf
    • /usr/bin/swift-object-expirer
    • /usr/share/doc/swift-object-expirer/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/swift-object-expirer/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/swift-object-expirer/object-expirer.conf-sample
    • /usr/share/man/man1/swift-object-expirer.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man5/object-expirer.conf.5.gz