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A library for storing documents in AWS s3

Before you start

For best results, create a bucket with the following settings:

  • Encryption on
  • Versioning on


pip install s3vault

Environment variables

The following environment variables can optionally be provided:



from s3vault.vault import Vault
vault = Vault(bucket, owner_id, collection)

You can also provide aws_access_key_id, aws_secret_access_key and aws_s3_region_name, otherwise if will default to the values in the environment variables above.

Upload a file from a url

vault.upload_from_url(url, filename, extension='pdf')
  • url: the url to fetch the file to store from
  • filename the Key at which to store the object. Convention: :collection/:owner_id/:object_id

TODO: this method should use the same convention as the below methods to enforce consistency

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