Access files in AWS S3 Bucket

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Access files in AWS S3 Bucket

Postby jdbruijn » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:21 am

Does anyone have experience accessing files in an AWS S3 Bucket from within Servoy?
For a customer, I am required to download a data file every day and they are only able to provide this file in an AWS Bucket.
Any hints or samples are welcome.
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Re: Access files in AWS S3 Bucket

Postby kwpsd » Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:39 pm

Hi, Jos.

I never heard of an AWS Bucket and, therefore, Googled for it. While poking around, I stumbled onto the following link which refers to the AWS Bucket API. Perhaps, it will help or, at least, get you started?

http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/API/Welcome.html
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Re: Access files in AWS S3 Bucket

Postby Gordon McLean » Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:27 am

Hi
There are several options for accessing S3 which are detailed on the Amazon Cloud site. The REST option is probably the most familiar for Servoy but involved with a complex authentication process. The other options are by installing their Command Line Interface tools and separately their SDK. It is not a super simple process, however once mastered very powerful.

I use it mainly has a backup for scans stored on a large amazon flash drive, so the scans are copied to the drive by Servoy in the normal way and then daily backups are made to S3. I have not thus far used its as a resource directly connected to Servoy so can't give you a specific example sorry

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