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Backs up a file or directory to S3

Project description

CLI for backing up to S3


  • Install AWS CLI and add your credentials
  • Run “pip install -e .” in the programs parent directory
  • Run script from a directory to backup OR point to directory.
  • First variable is the target object and second variable is the destination bucket.
  • If the json config default bucket is set then you can skip the second variable to use the default.
  • To use a wildcard you must place it in quotations ‘*’.
  • To use recursive wildcards you must use ‘**’ see glob module.


Example to upload current working directory:

s3simplebackup . testbucket

Example to upload a home Directory:

s3simplebackup ~ testbucket

Example to upload a folder:

s3simplebackup folder testbucket

Example to upload all python scripts in Directory with default bucket:

s3simplebackup '*.py'

Example to upload all python scripts recursively in directory with default bucket:

s3simplebackup '**.py'

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