Overview of the Amazon S3 plugin

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is storage for the Internet. You can use Amazon S3 to store and retrieve any amount of data at any time, from anywhere on the web.

Amazon resources:

Introduction

YouTube video

YouTube video


Using the S3 plugin on Linx

(Selected examples of S3 functions)


Upload an object to S3

There are two main steps to this process:

  1. Create a bucket, which is a container for objects stored in S3
  2. Upload an object to a bucket


1. Create a bucket

Steps:

  1. From the Amazon S3 plugin, add the PutBucket function to your process

  2. Enter the details of the Properties associated with the PutBucket function:

    a. AWS Credentials of the user performing the function

    b. Bucket name - The name of the bucket being created

    c. Bucket region - The AWS S3 region in which to create the bucket. If not specified, this will default to the AWS connection region.

    d. Grants - A list of grants to apply

    e. Canned ACL - The canned ACL to apply


2. Upload an object

Steps:

  1. From the Amazon S3 plugin, add the PutObject function to your process

  2. Enter the details of the Properties associated with the PutObject function:

    a. AWS Credentials of the user performing the function

    b. Bucket name – the name of the bucket to where the object will be uploaded

    c. File path – the local path of the object (file) to upload


Amazon S3 License