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Amazon AWS Glacier command line interface
Java
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README.md

Glacier CLI

A command line client to Amazon Glacier based on AWS examples.

Configuration

Create $HOME/AwsCredentials.properties with your AWS keys

secretKey=…
accessKey=…

Commands

Work with archives

  • upload vault_name file1 file2 …
  • delete vault_name archiveId
  • download vault_name archiveId output_file

Work with vaults

  • create-vault vault_name
  • delete-vault vault_name
  • inventory vault_name
  • info vault_name
  • list

Command line options

 -help                      Show help information
 -output <file_name>        File to save the inventory to. Defaults to 'glacier.json'
 -properties <properties>   Path to an AWSCredentials properties file. Defaults to '~/AwsCredentials.properties'
 -queue <queue_name>        SQS queue to use for inventory retrieval. Defaults to 'glacier'
 -region <region>           Specify URL as the web service URL to use. Defaults to 'us-east-1'
 -topic <topic_name>        SNS topic to use for inventory retrieval. Defaults to 'glacier'

Examples

Work with archives

Upload file1 and file2 to vault pictures

java -jar glacier-1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar upload pictures file1 file2

Delete archive with id xxx from vault pictures

java -jar glacier-1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar delete pictures xxx

Download archive with id xxx from vault pictures to file pic.tar (takes >4 hours)

java -jar glacier-1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar download pictures xxx pic.tar

Work with vaults

Create vault

java -jar glacier-1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar create-vault avault

Delete vault in Europe region

java -jar glacier-1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar -region eu-west-1 delete-vault mypreciousvault

Get the inventory for vault pictures (takes >4 hours)

java -jar glacier-1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar inventory pictures

Get vault info

java -jar glacier-1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar info pictures

List vaults

java -jar glacier-1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar list

Building

mvn clean package

More info

Uses Glacier high level API for uploading, downloading, deleting files, and the low-level one for retrieving vault inventory.

More info at the AWS Glacier development docs.

License

  Copyright 2012 Carlos Sanchez

  Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
  you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
  You may obtain a copy of the License at

      http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

  Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
  distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
  WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
  See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
  limitations under the License.
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