To deploy a NodeChef object storage instance, log in to the dashboard and click on the Object storage tab. Click on the Deploy button to create a new instance. There is no requirement for you to use other NodeChef services to take advantage of the Object storage service.
After your instance is provisioned, select the menu icon on the far right corner of the screen displayed as a plus sign in a circle. Click on the new bucket option. Enter the name of the bucket in the textbox and then press enter to create the bucket.
In addition to the SDK, you can also upload files from the dashboard either for testing purposes or other use cases such as personal use. To upload a file, select the menu icon on the far right corner of the screen displayed as a plus sign in a circle and click on the upload file button.