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AWS S3

AWS S3 is a standard storage instance provided by Amazon Web Services. A lot of businesses use AWS S3 to store all kinds of files and data.

You can use your AWS S3 bucket to store your site backups generated with ServerAvatar. If you are not already an AWS user, The process might seem lenghty and difficult in comparison with other storage services like Wasabi, Dropbox and Google Drive. But if you have some experience on AWS, It will be easier for you to integrate AWS S3 with ServerAvatar. Here are the steps you have to follow to connect ServerAvatar with AWS S3.

Create User for S3 on AWS​

Step 1: Sign in to the IAM console.

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Step 2: Click on Add users.

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Step 3: Enter user name and Select AWS credential type of Access key - Programmatic access. Click on Next:Permissions.

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Step 4: Click on a box of Attach existing policies directly and search “AmazonS3FullAccess”. After click on Next:Tags button.

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Step 5: Click on Next:Review button.

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Step 6: Review of your user and click on Add user button.

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Step 7: Copy of access key and secret key and save them.

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Create Bucket on AWS S3​

Step 1: Sign in to the Amazon S3 and click on Create bucket.

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Step 2: Enter Bucket name and choose AWS Region.

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Step 3: We recommended Object Ownership choose ACLs disabled.

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Step 4: We recommended choose Block all public access for this bucket.

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Step 5: You can choose Bucket Versioning Disable or Enable.

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Step 6: Click on Create bucket button.

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Step 7: Click on you bucket link.

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Step 8: Click on Create folder button.

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Step 9: Enter Folder name “serveravatar” and click on Create folder.

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Amazon S3 Provider Set UP on ServerAvatar​

Step 1: Click on an Integration on left side bar and after click on a Backup Storage Providers.

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Step 2: Click on Link Amazon S3 button.

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Step 3: Enter Access Key, Access Secret Key, Bucket Name and Region Name, after click on Save button.

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