spaces - InvalidAccessKeyId

When I try a simple spaces upload using the aws -sdk I keep getting the error: ‘InvalidAccessKeyId: null’,

here is the code with my secret key redacted:

const AWS = require(‘aws-sdk’); const fs = require(‘fs’);

const publicKey = ‘AKIAIEPGV5ULZ34YOZPA’; const secretKey = ‘redacted’;

AWS.config.update({region: ‘nyc3’, accessKeyId: publicKey, secretAccessKey: secretKey});

let spacesEndpoint = new AWS.Endpoint(‘’); let s3 = new AWS.S3({ endpoint: spacesEndpoint, region: ‘nyc3’, params: { Bucket: ‘packix’, ContentType: ‘application/x-debian-package’, ACL: ‘private’ } });

let testParams = { Key: ‘packix_test_deb’ };

let debStream = fs.createReadStream(‘test.deb’); testParams[‘Body’] = debStream;

s3.upload(testParams) .on(‘httpUploadProgress’, function(evt) { console.log(evt); }) .send(function(err, data) { console.log(err, data) });


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Try setting the accessKeyId and secretAccessKey in the constructor of the S3 object.

const s3 = new AWS.S3({
    endpoint: process.env.SPACES_ENDPOINT,
    accessKeyId: process.env.AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID,
    secretAccessKey: process.env.AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY

The above is working for me.

As a sidenote, I stumbled across this question when I accidentally created a new access token rather than access key.