S3-SDK examples, NameError: name 'botocore' is not defined

Working through , python 3 tab. Where it says configure a client, there is a line:

config=botocore.config.Config(s3={‘addressing_style’: ‘virtual’}),

I keep getting the error NameError: name ‘botocore’ is not defined .

This is on ubuntu 22.10, using python 3.10.7, venv with pip install boto3

When I comment that line out, it seems to work. For example I can list files. This is first time working with boto/boto3, so just trying this and trying that. Is there something lost to not have ‘addressing_style’ set to ‘virtual’?

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Bobby Iliev
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February 6, 2023

Hi there,

It should be OK to omit this line. For more information about the addressing style, I would recommend the following documentation that goes over it in details:

If you believe that you would need it, you could add import botocore right after the import boto3 line to include the package.

Let me know how it goes!



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