How to Use rclone for S3 API Access

You will need EC2 credentials for this guide. You can learn how to create them here.

First, install rclone with sudo -v ; curl | sudo bash

Please note that you will need some type of program installed to unzip the file.

Configuring rclone

The default location for the configuration file is ~/.config/rclone/rclone.conf

The minimum required values are provided here.

[backup-demo] # Name to be used when calling remote type = s3 provider = Other access_key_id = <access-key> secret_access_key = <secret-key> endpoint = acl = private

S3 Region Endpoint List

Once configured, you can test rclone by running rclone lsd backup-demo:

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