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s3cmd is a tool to manage buckets and files an to invoke the S3 API. You can achieve similar action with aws cli. s3cmd runs on Linux and Mac.

Please follow the installation instruction like described on s3cmd.

Required data

  • access_key
  • secret_key
  • Contabo's S3 URL

For access_key, secret_key and the S3 URL please check here.

Example data


Please follow the steps in order to use Contabo's Object Storage:

  1. s3cmd --configure
  2. Specify 82046e8110804a43bf29c1ae426a724d as Access Key
  3. Specify 82e69bd7a52076c527154297a76c2233 as Secret Key
  4. Press return for Default Region
  5. Specify for S3 Endpoint
  6. Specify for DNS-style bucket+hostname:port template for accessing a bucket
  7. Specify as password of your choice for Encryption password
  8. Press return for Path to GPG program
  9. Press return for Use HTTPS protocol
  10. Press return for HTTP Proxy server name
  11. Confirm by specifying y
  12. Confirm again by specifying y

Sample Usage

# Lists your buckets
s3cmd s3 ls
# Delete Bucket CORS of bucket named BUCKETNAME
s3cmd delcors s3://BUCKETNAME