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How do I install s3cmd?

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You are using a RightImage that does not have s3cmd bundled and you would like to install it.

There are two s3cmd projects, one developed in Ruby and the other in Python:



Install the desired s3cmd.

First, run the commands, s3cmd and s3cmd.rb within the SSH Console of the Server in question to check if an s3cmd currently exists in path.
If the command does not exist (or you want to upgrade s3cmd), Create a New RightScript from the attachment (see below).
The script installs S3cmd (python). Alternatively a script can be written to install s3ync (ruby) which includes s3cmd.rb.

Note: You will most likely be required to configure s3cmd (see the s3cmd README), as well as set your AWS credentials in the environment (see How can I copy my AWS credentials to a server for use with scripts?) when using s3cmd.

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