Retrieve an archive from an Amazon S3 Glacier vault using an Amazon SDK - Amazon S3 Glacier
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Retrieve an archive from an Amazon S3 Glacier vault using an Amazon SDK

The following code example shows how to retrieve an archive from an Amazon S3 Glacier vault.

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SDK for Python (Boto3)

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class GlacierWrapper: """Encapsulates Amazon S3 Glacier API operations.""" def __init__(self, glacier_resource): """ :param glacier_resource: A Boto3 Amazon S3 Glacier resource. """ self.glacier_resource = glacier_resource @staticmethod def initiate_archive_retrieval(archive): """ Initiates an archive retrieval job. Standard retrievals typically complete within 3—5 hours. When the job completes, you can get the archive contents by calling get_output(). :param archive: The archive to retrieve. :return: The archive retrieval job. """ try: job = archive.initiate_archive_retrieval()"Started %s job with ID %s.", job.action, except ClientError: logger.exception("Couldn't start job on archive %s.", raise else: return job
  • For API details, see InitiateJob in Amazon SDK for Python (Boto3) API Reference.

For a complete list of Amazon SDK developer guides and code examples, see Using S3 Glacier with an Amazon SDK. This topic also includes information about getting started and details about previous SDK versions.