How To Sync AWS S3 Buckets Using RClone

Author: , September 9th, 2021

The aws s3 sync command is slow and painful! I needed a more efficient way to sync to large buckets (prod to dev). Finally settled on RClone:

During rclone config I called remote “s3” ;-}

How To Sync Box to S3 Using rclone

Author: , October 3rd, 2019

To sync various cloud resources, use the excellent cli tool rclone from 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 s3cmd

Author: , June 7th, 2013

Install Procedure Download and extract into /usr/local:

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 Mirror An FTP Server Using wget

Author: , February 25th, 2012

wget -m ftp://login:password@yourServer/the/path/