s3-credentials by simonw

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A tool for creating credentials for accessing S3 buckets

For project background, see s3-credentials: a tool for creating credentials for S3 buckets on my blog.


pip install s3-credentials

Basic usage

To create a new S3 bucket and output credentials that can be used with only that bucket:

% s3-credentials create my-new-s3-bucket --create-bucket
Created bucket:  my-new-s3-bucket
Created user: s3.read-write.my-new-s3-bucket with permissions boundary: arn:aws:iam::aws:policy/AmazonS3FullAccess
Attached policy s3.read-write.my-new-s3-bucket to user s3.read-write.my-new-s3-bucket
Created access key for user: s3.read-write.my-new-s3-bucket
    "UserName": "s3.read-write.my-new-s3-bucket",
    "Status": "Active",
    "SecretAccessKey": "...",
    "CreateDate": "2021-11-03 01:38:24+00:00"

The tool can do a lot more than this. See the documentation for details.