How To Get Amazon S3 Keys

You will need your S3 Access key and Secret key (or an IAM role attached to your EC2 instance) to configure your ObjectiveFS filesystem

  1. Go to your AWS Console

  2. Select “Identity and Access Management (IAM)”

  3. Select “Users” from “Access Management”

  4. Select an existing user or create a new user

  5. Select the “Permissions” tab and attach the policy with S3 access, e.g. S3 Full Access. Here is an example policy that grants access to only one S3 bucket.

  6. Select the “Security Credentials” tab and click on “Create access key” to generate a new access and secret key pair

Last updated by ObjectiveFS staff, October 3, 2022

ObjectiveFS is a shared filesystem for Linux and macOS that automatically scales up and out with high performance. In production use by Fortune 500 companies since 2013.
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