How to Sync AWS S3 Buckets with Local Folders

In this story, we will take a look at how to sync an S3 Bucket with a local folder and vice versa.

This example will work on Windows, Linux, and macOS.

Create an IAM User for S3

The first step is to create an IAM user. We enter a name and select only Access key — Programmatic access as credential type.



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Guillermo Musumeci

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