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How to change all my space files permissions

Hi. I uploaded 60G of images to my new space and i found out that all the files are with private permission. How can i change the permission to public to all my files in the space? I got around 7M images. Thanks, Liron


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After a long search for an answer, this is what I’m doing:

I installed and configured s3cmd and am running the command:

s3cmd setacl s3://spaces/directory/path/ --acl-public --recursive --verbose

This is very slow because it happens one file at a time, but eventually it gets it done.

Similarly to above, you can do the same on Mac with Cyberduck. Just select the folder(s) and choose info, from there you can add permissions and set everyone to READ.

I ran into a similar issue today. You can actually use the free version of S3 Browser to do the same thing by selecting the directory and clicking a button to make all of the files public.