How to download the entire contents of an S3 bucket?

How to download the entire contents of an S3 bucket?

There are multiple ways you can download the entire contents of your S3 bucket, but the simplest is using AWS CLI for S3.

Example:

First install AWS CLI

Then create an IAM user with API key with proper access in AWS S3

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/id_users_create.html

Next, configure AWS CLI by executing below command in terminal

Next, sync your S3 bucket with a directory in your local system using aws s3 sync command

This will download all the files and folders from your S3 bucket to your local system.

You can also use aws s3 sync command to upload files and folders from your local system to S3 bucket.

Hope this solves your issue, keep learning and keep sharing.

Debjeet

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