Thanks, I'm glad it helped.
No, Rackspace is not supported. The idea was that it was "supported" back in
pre 0.8 builds because jClouds was used over the current cloud discovery
process which only supports EC2 currently.
Since Shay has externalized the cloud discovery process and gateway support
for AWS specifically, it shouldn't be too hard to change it back over to
jClouds support. I'm sure he would appreciate a pull request. I wish I had
the time to work on it, because AWS is $$$, and I also would like other
The key would be to make sure that jClouds supports the necessary contracts
for discovery (discover other nodes and provide region, group, tags), and
the appropriate methods to support the cloud-based gateway (which I am
unsure offhand how this works, i.e. sync/async transfer, auto chunking?,