How-to Getting-Started with Amazon S3 Sync Command Line Tool on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Easy Guide

October 28th, 2014 by Duchateaux

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite S3 Command Line Tool Quick-Start



The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install, Set-Up and Getting-Started with s3cmd the S3 Command Line Tool on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Desktop/Server.

S3cmd is a free command line tool and client for uploading, retrieving and managing data in Amazon S3 and other cloud storage service providers that use the S3 protocol, such as Google Cloud Storage or DreamHost DreamObjects.

This Very Useful Command Line Tool will Enable Synchronization of Local Folders/Directories with the Amazon AWS S3 Buckets and without a Risk of Canceling the Existing Remote Data.

The Post Comprehends all Commands and Links Needed to Successfully Installing s3cmd on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite s3 command line tools installation - Featured
  1. Download Latest s3cmd Tool for Mac OS X:

    S3cmd tar.gz for Unix
  2. Double-Click on Archive to Extract

  3. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Installing Amazon S3 Command Linet Tool - Open Terminal
  4. Installing Required Packages

    Check Python Version:

    python -version

    For Python 2.7:

    sudo port install py27-gnupg gnupg

    The “port” Command Require a MacPorts Installation!

  5. Installing S3cmd

    cd $HOME/Downloads/s3cmd*
    sudo python setup.py install
  6. Setting Up s3cmd

    su <username>
    s3cmd --configure

    You Will Need to Enter your Amazon AWS S3 Credentials.

    More you will need to Confirm All the Proposed Settings.

  7. Quick Getting-Started with s3cmd:

    How Syncing a S3 Bucket
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