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How to open the .exe file from locally mounted S3 object Storage?

I have mounted oracle cloud storage object (S3) as local drive in my PC using rclone utility.

It is working fine but when i run the .exe file from the drive it shows attached error.



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Smukhtar

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Likely S3 completely disables the execute bit on files, so you can never execute any file... ever...

If you could execute files off S3, this would produce a complex security problem, where S3 could be hacked + any executable overwritten by Malware... then next time overwritten executable was run, machine(s) would be hacked.

At least allowing random S3 files to ever execute seems like a security hole.

Scanning many other... similar questions... this seems like a design feature of S3...

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/config/latest/developerguide/s3-bucket-policy.html covers settings + there's no mention of setting an execute bit.
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