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How to upload files to S3 while preserving directory structure

Mar 17, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment
How to upload files to S3 while preserving directory structure

Preserving the directory structure while uploading files to S3 could be a handy thing especially if you want to copy these files later to an EBS volume. The solution is pretty simple as shown below.

Prerequisites

  • AWS CLI

Solution

Step 1. Use the aws s3 sync command.

aws s3 sync <local_dir_path>/ s3://some-bucket-name

Conclusion

Official docs for aws s3 sync.
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