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Curl like tool with AWS request signing

Project description

# awscurl
Curl like tool with AWS Signature Version 4 request signing. [![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/okigan/awscurl.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/okigan/awscurl)


## Overview
Requests to AWS API must be signed (see [Signing AWS API Requests](http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/signing_aws_api_requests.html))
automates the process of signing and allows to make requests to AWS as simple as standard curl command.


## Installation
```sh
$ pip install awscurl
```

## Examples
* Call S3:
List bucket content
```sh
$ awscurl.py --service s3 https://okigan-lambdapics.s3.amazonaws.com
```

* Call EC2:
```sh
$ awscurl --service ec2 'https://ec2.amazonaws.com?Action=DescribeRegions&Version=2013-10-15'
```

* Call API Gateway:
```sh
$ awscurl --service execute-api -X POST -d @request.json \
https://<prefix>.execute-api.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/<resource>
```

## Options
```
usage: awscurl.py [-h] [-v] [-X REQUEST] [-d DATA] [-H HEADER]
[--region REGION] [--service SERVICE]
[--access_key ACCESS_KEY] [--secret_key SECRET_KEY]
[--security_token SECURITY_TOKEN]
uri

Curl AWS request signing If an arg is specified in more than one place, then
command-line values override environment variables which override defaults.

positional arguments:
uri

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-v, --verbose verbose flag (default: False)
-X REQUEST, --request REQUEST
Specify request command to use (default: GET)
-d DATA, --data DATA HTTP POST data (default: )
-H HEADER, --header HEADER
HTTP POST data (default: None)
--region REGION AWS region (default: us-east-1)
--service SERVICE AWS service (default: execute-api)
--access_key ACCESS_KEY
[env var: AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID] (default: None)
--secret_key SECRET_KEY
[env var: AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY] (default: None)
--security_token SECURITY_TOKEN
[env var: AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN] (default: None)

```

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