How to upload with CrossFTP to Spaces?

July 30, 2019 661 views

I’m migrating from AWS S3 to Spaces. I was able to download all my AWS files to my Mac with CrossFTP but stuck on how to get them to Spaces. I did the browser drag and drop but I have over 230 files and every now and then it says file upload error and I have to click restart. I only uploaded 20 files in 6 hours! How can I connect with either CrossFTP or Filezilla not the Pro but the free version or any free software really so I can FTP my files up to Spaces?

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You could try using CyberDuck instead, here’s a step by step guide on how to use CyberDuck with DigitalOcean Spaces:

Hope that this helps!

Your suggestion works since I already have the files downloaded. But I ended up taking the long way by doing a sync between AWS and DO via rclone

by Justin Ellingwood
DigitalOcean Spaces is an object storage service designed to make it easy and cost effective to store and serve large amounts of data. If you have previously relied on other object storage services, migrating data to Spaces may be one of your first tasks. In this guide, we...

S3 and DO Spaces use the same protocols, So just use it as it were S3 but for your endpoint use <region> in stead of s3-<region>

for example

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