Downloading exported Cloud Server Image from Cloud Files using BASH/curl/API

So, after succesfully exporting the image in the previous article, I wanted to download the VHD so I could use it on virtualbox at home.

#!/bin/bash

# Username used to login to control panel
USERNAME='adambull'
# Find the APIKey in the 'account settings' part of the menu of the control panel
APIKEY='mycloudapikey'
# Find the image ID you'd like to make available on cloud files

# Simply replace mytenantidgoeshere10011111etc with just the account number, the number given in the url in mycloud control panel! replace everything after _ so it looks like _101110
TENANTID='MossoCloudFS_mytenantidgoeshereie1001111etc'

# This section simply retrieves the TOKEN
TOKEN=`curl https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/tokens -X POST -d '{ "auth":{"RAX-KSKEY:apiKeyCredentials": { "username":"'$USERNAME'", "apiKey": "'$APIKEY'" }} }' -H "Content-type: application/json" |  python -mjson.tool | grep -A5 token | grep id | cut -d '"' -f4`

# Download the cloud files image

VHD_FILENAME=5fb64bf2-afae-4277-b8fa-0b69bc98185a.vhd
curl -o -i -X GET "https://storage101.lon3.clouddrive.com/v1/$TENANTID/exports/$VHD_FILENAME" \
-H "X-Auth-Token: $TOKEN"

Really really easy

Output looks like;

 ./download-image-id.sh
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  5143  100  5028  100   115   4470    102  0:00:01  0:00:01 --:--:--  4473
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
  1 3757M    1 38.1M    0     0  7231k      0  0:08:52  0:00:05  0:08:47 7875k

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