s3cmd sync include permissions

does anyone know if there is a way to include the acl when syncing?

using s3cmd sync … --acl-public does not seem to work

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Bobby Iliev
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July 5, 2024
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I’ve tested this in the past and I was able to set public permissions for all files at once by adding --acl-public, and also similarly set metadata with --add-header (like --add-header=Cache-Control:max-age=86400):

s3cmd put * s3://yourfolder --acl-public --add-header=Cache-Control:max-age=86400 --recursive

Do you get any errors when you try to do this with sync?

- Bobby

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July 5, 2024


I’ve used this command in the past to make all the files inside a path public

s3cmd setacl s3://spacename/path/to/files/ --acl-public --recursive

Hope that this helps!

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