Has anyone used aws-sdk to operate on DO Spaces? How to do it?

I’m trying to wrap my head around this but no luck thus far. The DO Documentation states that the Spaces API is pretty much designed .to be used as S3 in most cases. So i’ve been trying to use aws-sdk for NodeJS, to create buckets in Spaces and send files there. Here is what I’m trying:

var AWS = require("aws-sdk");
var EP = new AWS.Endpoint("");

fs.readFile(file.path, function (err_file, data) {
          if (err_file) throw err_file; // Something went wrong!
          var s3bucket = new AWS.S3({endpoint: EP, params: {Bucket: result._id}});  //MongoDB User id
            var params = {Key:, Body: file}; 
            s3bucket.upload(params, function(err_s3, data_s3){
              fs.unlink(file.path, function (err) {
                if (err) {     
                console.log('Temp File Delete');
              if(err_s3) throw err_s3;        
              return res.json({result: data_s3, err: null});

With this I’m getting the error below:

            throw err;

Error: Unsupported body payload object
at ManagedUpload.self.fillQueue (/Users/jh/Documents/dash/node_modules/aws-sdk/lib/s3/managed_upload.js:90:21)
    at ManagedUpload.send (/Users/jh/Documents/dash/node_modules/aws-sdk/lib/s3/managed_upload.js:199:33)
    at features.constructor.upload (/Users/jh/Documents/dash/node_modules/aws-sdk/lib/services/s3.js:1067:50)
    at Response.<anonymous> (/Users/jh/Documents/dash/server/api/client/client.controller.js:217:22)
    at Request.<anonymous> (/Users/jh/Documents/dash/node_modules/aws-sdk/lib/request.js:364:18)
    at Request.callListeners (/Users/jh/Documents/dash/node_modules/aws-sdk/lib/sequential_executor.js:105:20)

Any help will be appreciated.

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I don’t know am I late or not, but I played with this and managed to come up with some solution. Yes, you can use aws-sdk, and it works. Using your code, I ended up with new bucket and with file in it.

I used the following code:

var AWS = require("aws-sdk");
var EP = new AWS.Endpoint("");

var s3bucket = new AWS.S3({endpoint: EP, params: {Bucket: 'testabc'}}); 
    var params = {Key: 'Test1', Body: 'Hello!'};
    s3bucket.upload(params, function(err_s3, data_s3){
        if(err_s3) throw err_s3;

This created me bucket testabc with file Test1 in it. As you can see from your code, you made mistake in EP variable. The endpoint format for bucket is {BUCKET}.{REGION} As you are creating new bucket, you should drop it from the endpoint, so you will have {REGION}

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Hello! I also try to configure the space instead of AWS, as far as I can see that authorization does not work. I get the error 403. How to sign the header in this case? Do I understand correctly that I need to rewrite everything to aws4 authorization?

AWS.config.accessKeyId =;
AWS.config.secretAccessKey =;

const bucketName =;
const EP = new AWS.Endpoint("");
const s3bucket = new AWS.S3({ endpoint: EP });

const s3Params = {
    Bucket: bucketName,
    Key: fileName,
    Expires: 60,
    ContentType: file.type,
    ACL: 'public-read',

s3bucket.getSignedUrl('putObject', s3Params, (err, data) => {
    console.log(err, data)
    if (err) {
        debug('image loading error', err);
    }	else {
        const returnData = {
            requestUrl: data,
            imageUrl: `${settings.cdn.full}${fileName}`,