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Curl like tool with AWS request signing

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Curl like tool with AWS Signature Version 4 request signing. Build Status


Requests to AWS API must be signed (see Signing AWS API Requests) automates the process of signing and allows to make requests to AWS as simple as standard curl command.


sh   $ pip install awscurl


  • Call S3: List bucket content sh   $ --service s3
  • Call EC2: sh   $ awscurl --service ec2 ''
  • Call API Gateway: sh   $ awscurl --service execute-api -X POST -d @request.json \ https://<prefix><resource>


usage: [-h] [-v] [-X REQUEST] [-d DATA] [-H HEADER]
                  [--region REGION] [--service SERVICE]
                  [--access_key ACCESS_KEY] [--secret_key SECRET_KEY]
                  [--security_token SECURITY_TOKEN]

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:

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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