How To Sync Box to S3 Using rclone

Author: , October 3rd, 2019

To sync various cloud resources, use the excellent cli tool rclone from https://rclone.org/docs/ For this use case, the need was to sync from Box to an AWS S3 bucket. Install rclone:

Configure both S3 and Box – for remote name labels I just used “S3” and “Box”:

Validate Access and Functionality:

Perform […]

How To install Boto on Amazon Linux using yum and pip

Author: , August 15th, 2013

How To Install s3cmd

Author: , June 7th, 2013

Install Procedure Download and extract into /usr/local: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/s3tools/s3cmd/1.0.1/s3cmd-1.0.1.tar.gz

Configuration saved to ‘/root/.s3cfg’ Command Line Examples List all buckets: s3cmd ls Make a new bucket in the default region (US): s3cmd mb s3://{YOUR_BUCKET_HERE} Make a new bucket in a specific region: s3cmd mb –bucket-location={DATACENTER} s3://{YOUR_BUCKET_HERE} As of now the datacenters are: US (default), EU, us-west-1, […]

How To Copy An Entire Amazon S3 Bucket

Author: , May 31st, 2012

1. You need Ruby, rubygems and the right_aws gem. yum install ruby rubygems gem update –system gem install right_aws 2. Replace any values inside curly braces {} below with real values and remove the curly braces. YMMV

How To Cache WordPress Using Amazon S3 & CloudFront CDN

Author: , May 3rd, 2012

I found a fantastic tutorial on using the W3 Total Cache plugin with Amazon’s S3/CDN that I had to share: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/give-wordpress-blog-lightning-fast-speeds-w3-total-cache/ The basic gist of the article says to do the following: Install and activate the W3 Total Cache plugin Sign up for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Obtain your AWS Access and Secret key pair […]

How To Install s3fs On Amazon Linux Using yum

Author: , April 2nd, 2012

To be performed as the root user:

http://code.google.com/p/s3fs/wiki/FuseOverAmazon The s3fs password file has this format (use this format if you have only one set of credentials): accessKeyId:secretAccessKey If have more than one set of credentials, then you can have default credentials as specified above, but this syntax will be recognized as well: bucketName:accessKeyId:secretAccessKey