Solved

EC2 and S3

Posted on 2016-08-07
8
99 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-21
How can I connect a Windows EC2 instance to S3 to be used more as a file share drive?
0
Comment
Question by:Eric Donaldson
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
8 Comments
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:bbao
ID: 41746435
once your S3 storage (basket) is created, you may obtain its URL from its Proprrties. use the URL in your EC2 instance to access the data.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Eric Donaldson
ID: 41746993
Can I add it like a shared drive?
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Laroy Shtotland
ID: 41752026
To do this you need to set up a WebDav server or software that mounts S3 as a drive.
Two I know of on Windows:
CloudBerry Drive http://www.cloudberrylab.com
WebDrive http://webdrive.com
For Linux you can try https://github.com/s3fs-fuse/s3fs-fuse
0
Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

 

Author Comment

by:Eric Donaldson
ID: 41757225
ok, thanks;  also, can I just make it accessible to the ec2 instance?
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Laroy Shtotland
ID: 41757231
0
 

Author Comment

by:Eric Donaldson
ID: 41758004
and I also need to use one of those tools above?
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Laroy Shtotland earned 500 total points
ID: 41758178
You don't need to, it's just easier than CLI, powershell, GET or wget.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Eric Donaldson
ID: 41760131
thanks;  what powershell command do I use to test?  I have googled, but not sure an easy way
0

Featured Post

Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Know what services you can and cannot, should and should not combine on your server.
Microservice architecture adoption brings many advantages, but can add intricacy. Selecting the right orchestration tool is most important for business specific needs.
Steps to create a PostgreSQL RDS instance in the Amazon cloud. We will cover some of the default settings and show how to connect to the instance once it is up and running.
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.

626 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question