AWS – Manually copy files from S3 to EC2

This post demonstrates how to manually copy files from S3 to EC2.

1. Create IAM Role

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2. Create an S3 Bucket

Upload a file to the S3 bucket.

3. Create EC2 Instance

Create an EC2 instance and assign it the s3-EC2-readonly role.

4. SSH to EC2

SSH to EC2 to invoke command to manual copy files from the S3 buckets.

Create a directory and CD into it. Perform manual copy using:


Karl San Gabriel

Karl San Gabriel

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