Using Amazon S3 with the Amazon CLI - Amazon Command Line Interface
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Using Amazon S3 with the Amazon CLI

An introduction to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

You can access the features of Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using the Amazon Command Line Interface (Amazon CLI). The Amazon CLI provides two tiers of commands for accessing Amazon S3:

  • s3 – High-level commands that simplify performing common tasks, such as creating, manipulating, and deleting objects and buckets.

  • s3api – Exposes direct access to all Amazon S3 API operations which enables you to carry out advanced operations.